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MEMPHIS, Tenn. —  The National Civil Rights Museum paid tribute to the victims of a massacre that happened 150 years ago in Memphis.

There was music, art and lectures about the 1866 massacre.

Afterward, the crowd walked down to G.E. Patterson and Second Street, where a marker was unveiled at Army Park.

After the civil war, tensions grew between blacks and whites, leading to neighborhoods being raided. People were killed and homes were set on fire.

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