April 26, 2018 marks the opening of two public history sites in Montgomery, Alabama: The Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice. Both sites are operated by the Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson’s non-profit organization dedicated to providing legal services to prisoners who may have been wrongfully convicted of crimes. You can learn more about Stevenson here. He is perhaps best known for his book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.
Here is a round-up of articles devoted to the grand openings of these two sites: