In April of 2017, a group of Minnesotans met at the Clayton-Jackson-McGhie Memorial in Duluth, Minn., before boarding a bus for Montgomery, Ala. The trip began at the site where three Black men were lynched by a mob in 1920 after being falsely accused of rape. The diverse group of community members made their way across the country, visiting historic sites of the civil rights movement, slavery, and racial terror before attending the opening of the Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala. Read about their journey here, and watch a video of two men, both named Carl, reflecting on history and new friendship here.

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