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Al Marder, nearly 98, still fighting for peace and justice

In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, photo, Al Marder, 97, of the New Haven Peace Commission, Communist Party and other activist groups, is seen in New Haven, Conn. On Jan. 18, the lifelong fighter for peace and social equality will turn 98. The Amistad Memorial in front of City Hall is Marder’s most tangible legacy. But he has worked for peace and racial reconciliation in his native city and worldwide for decades. (Peter Hvizdak/New […]

Al Marder, Nearly 98, Still Fighting for Peace and Justice

Al Marder, Nearly 98, Still Fighting for Peace and Justice

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — As he stands in the crowd at a rally at City Hall, protesting killing and injustice, a dignified gentleman leaning lightly on his cane, Al Marder hardly looks like someone who wants to overthrow the government. It also might be hard to guess that, on Jan. 18, the lifelong fighter for peace and social equality will turn 98. The Amistad Memorial in front of City Hall is Marder’s most […]