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Lynching in Maryland: The Journey from Truth to Reconciliation
November 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Maryland Lynching Memorial Project is honored to host their second conference, “Lynching in Maryland: The Journey from Truth to Reconciliation”, on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Morgan State University Student Center in Baltimore from 9:30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. (Doors will open at 9:00 a.m.)
Co-sponsored by the MSU Robert M. Bell Center for Civil Rights in Education and the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum, the conference will include presentations, films and discussions examining Maryland’s legacy of lynchings, the damage it continues to inflict and how we can begin to heal those injuries.There will be a particular emphasis on “restorative justice”, what it means and how it may influence the truth and reconciliation process in the state.
The Maryland Lynching Memorial Project was established to advance the cause of reconciliation in our state by documenting the history of racial terror lynchings in Maryland, advocating for public acknowledgement of these murders and working to honor and dignify the lives of the victims.
General Admission: $16.19
MSU Students, Staff & Faculty: $0
Limit 1 per ID holder. Must provide valid MSU ID at the door.