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'Walk a Mile in My Shoes': Public Art Park Celebrates the Civil Rights Revolution

Located near Baldwin Hills, the public art park commemorates the Civil Rights Movement by honoring local and national heroes, through art and green space that transform two traffic islands one mile apart from each other.

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I am a civil rights attorney. Fighting for the simple joys of playing in the park and school field for children of color and low income children is the hardest work I have ever done.
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