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There's a party going on! The Garfield neighborhood community center in the Central District features a well utilized indoor pool, popular for children's birthday parties and family and fitness swimming. The pool is named for slain civil rights leader Medger Evers who was murdered in front of his home in Mississippi in 1963 for his activism in the struggle for equality under the law for African Americans. It took 30 years before his white supremacist assassin was finally convicted and imprisoned for the crime. Hopefully sites like this that memorialize Evers cause us all to pause and think of the work and sacrifice people have made to make ours a more just society and to keep working hard in that direction.