Ferguson Activist Melissa McKinnies’ Son Found Dead From Alleged Lynching

By Elijah C. Watson, Okayplayer.com -

A Ferguson activist claims that her son was recently killed by lynching. Melissa McKinnies took to Facebook to share news of her son Danye Jones‘ death. The 24-year-old, who would’ve turned 25 on [...]

Lynching The Past

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

JONESBORO, Ga.—I boarded the Gone With the Wind Tour bus outside the train depot built in 1867 to replace the depot burned during the Civil War. The building now houses the Road to Tara Museum. [...]

Lynching Memorial Will Show That Women Were Victims, Too

By Evelyn M. Simien, Theconversation.com -

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice is a six-acre site that overlooks Montgomery, the state capital. It uses sculpture, art and design to give visitors a sense of the terror of lynching [...]

More Than 4,000 Black People Were Lynched In The South

By Jessica Wang, www.alternet.org -

By Jessica Wang for Alternet - Recent events in Charlottesville have renewed the debate around whether to take down Confederate memorials and statues, but the latest short film from the Equal [...]

 A Lynching On The University Of Maryland Campus

 By Dave Zirin, www.thenation.com -

By Dave Zirin for The Nation - Richard Collins III was about to graduate from Bowie State University on Tuesday. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the US Army. He was airborne [...]

Black History Museum & Lynching Memorial Being Built In Alabama

By Staff, www.eji.org -

By Staff of the Equal Justice Initiative. The Equal Justice Initiative plans to build a national memorial to victims of lynching and open a museum that explores African American history from [...]

A History Of Lynching

By Janaya Khan, www.therealnews.com -

By Janaya Khan for The Real News Network - Welcome to the Real News Network. I'm Janaya Khan. If you've been watching the news, if you've been having conversations around the dinner table, what [...]