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Civil Rights MemorialsWilliam Seymour - Colorado Springs, CO

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This is a Sculpture Tribute To "William Seymour" the "First Black Juror" in El Paso County.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 7/13/2011

last visited: 9/30/2015

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Civil Rights MemorialsKatharine Lee Bates - Colorado Springs, CO

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Probably best known for her poem 'Pikes Peak' became the lyrics for 'America the Beautiful'; Bates was an active Suffragist and lived an unconventional lifestyle for the time

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location: Colorado

date approved: 7/13/2011

last visited: 9/22/2015

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Civil Rights MemorialsTuskegee Airmen - Colorado Springs, CO

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Memorial to the Tuskegee Airman at the sculpture garden on the Cadet Plaza at the US Air Force Academy

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location: Colorado

date approved: 7/10/2011

last visited: 6/22/2012

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Civil Rights Memorials'Dot' Swain Lewis, Woman Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) - Colorado Springs, CO

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The WASPs history was classified for many years before these patriotic pilots could be recognized for their contribution to the war effort and recognition of the abilities of women.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 7/10/2011

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsAmerican Federation of Human Rights Headquarters - Larkspur, CO

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The American Federation of Human Rights is associated with early 20th century efforts to facilitate bargaining for better working conditions, and Co-Masonry reflected the trend toward the further emancipation of women.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 7/21/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsMLK, Prophet for Peace - Pueblo, CO

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This controversial sculpting of Martin Luther King has made this monument more a joke than memorial of the Civil Rights struggle. The sculpture used to be in Denver's City Park.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 8/21/2014

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsCassius M. White, The American Woodmen - Denver, CO, USA

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Originally formed by white men, the group was soon taken over by African-Americans to provide services for this disenfranchised community. The group merged with Woodmen of the World in 1994.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 4/23/2018

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsRalph L. Carr - Denver, CO

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Memorial to Colorado Governor Ralph L. Carr, who spoke out for Japanese Americans during WWII at the cost of his political career.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsReverend Wade Blank Memorial - Denver, CO

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Bus stop dedicated to Reverend Wade Blank and 19 protesters who created the spectacle that embarrassed Denver into getting buses that would handle wheelchairs

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location: Colorado

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monument - Denver CO

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Civil Rights monument in Denver, Colorado City Park

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location: Colorado

date approved: 7/1/2008

last visited: 3/30/2014

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Civil Rights MemorialsSilas S. Soule - Denver, CO

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Capt. Silas S. Soule had the courage to defy orders to massacre American Indian Women and children at Sand Creek in Colorado Territory. He later testified against Col. Chivington and was assassinated for his courage and humanity.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 5/24/2018

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsPhillis Wheatley - Denver, CO, USA

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America's first published woman and first African American poet is honored with this monument in Denver's Five Points Historical District.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 10/3/2018

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsMinoru Yasui - Denver, CO

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Min, as he liked to be called, championed civil rights from the start of WWII to the end of his life.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 10/5/2012

last visited: 11/2/2012

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Civil Rights MemorialsRalph L. Carr - Denver, CO

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Colorado Governor Ralph Carr stood up for the civil rights of Japanese Americans duirng WWII when this was a very unpopular stand

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location: Colorado

date approved: 10/5/2012

last visited: 8/3/2012

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Civil Rights Memorials"The Player " honoring Branch Rickey - Denver, CO

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Statue honoring both baseball players as a whole and Branch Rickey, who helped break the color barrier in professional baseball

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/18/2010

last visited: 8/3/2014

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Civil Rights MemorialsEarly Women and Minority Aviators, Spirit of Flight Center - Erie, CO

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This small aviation museum features exhibits and artifacts from early female and minority aviators including WASP pilots, Amelia Earhart and Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/2/2014

last visited: never

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