Today in History for October 13th

Washington Post

The statue of a doctor who experimented on enslaved women still stands in Alabama – but now there’s also a monument to his victims

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -Michelle Browder is a Black artist and activist who runs a civil rights tour company called More Than Tours – so named, she says, because “it’s an experience.” A sobering experience: stops include historical lynching sites, the city’s former slave market and the old Greyhound Bus Station where 21 young Freedom Riders were viciously beaten by an angry mob in 1961.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting stories from The Washington Post. Still,

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