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Preliminary designs for the Memorial for Peace and Justice, which will open in 2017 in Montgomery, Alabama. (MASS Design Group)

Next year, a new memorial to the victims of lynching in America is scheduled to open in Montgomery, Alabama.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with memorial architect Michael Murphy about how he became involved, and his belief that architecture either heals or hurts.

You can also watch Murphy's TED Talk on architecture's impact:

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Michael Murphy, co-founder and executive director at MASS Design Group and designer of the Equal Justice Initiative’s “Memorial to Peace and Justice.” He tweets @mpmurphyjr.

This segment aired on September 23, 2016.

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