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The Real Origins of Memorial Day

After the Civil War, thousands of black people marched in Charleston to remember the soldiers and family members who died in the war. This was the United States’ first Memorial Day.
Author
Jarah Botello
Grade Level
3-5

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Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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