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Honoring Black History Month: Memorials Worth the Trip - Photos

Brown Chapel AME Church at Selma, AL (built in 1908, played a major role in the Civil Rights Movement, added to the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage in 1976 and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1982). ---- For additional details, go to

ARNETT CHAPEL: This African Methodist Episcopal church was founded in 1866 and is the oldest African American church in the county.

21. Jump Street: The Historic St. James AME Church in New Orleans is the 'Jump Street Chapel' in the movie. Click on the picture for more background infos.

Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma AL, starting point of Selma-to-Montgomery marches (for voting rights) in 1965; now a national historic landmark

Original Montford Point Marine Henry Jackson was among the first African-Americans to serve in the United States Marine Corps. He was among 500 of his comrades to be awarded a Congressional Gold Medal last June and will be featured in a Black History Month Program Sunday at Cray Chapel CME Church.