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The F.B.I. and the Justice Department recently announced they are reopening unsolved cases from the civil rights era. In 1989, the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Ala., built a memorial to those who lost their lives during the Civil Rights Movement and in the process helped spark a renewed interest in their cases. Weekend America guest host Tess Vigeland speaks with Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, about the monument and some of the people who lost their lives fighting for equal rights.

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