(1) Creating a collection of soil samples from the most approximate locations of each documented site of racial, political, and religious violence and injustice (i.e., documented historical lynching, expulsions, cleansings, riots and massacres)
OUR OWN BACK STORIES
“The matter came up for judicial investigation, but as might have been expected, the white people concluded it was unnecessary to wait for the result of the investigation—that it was preferable to hang the accused first and try him afterward.”
― Ida B. Wells-Barnett
MARY BURNETT TALBERT LIBRARY
“Now the other myth that gets around is the idea that legislation cannot really solve the problem and that it has no great role to play in this period of social change because you’ve got to change the heart and you can’t change the heart through legislation. You can’t legislate morals. The job must be done through education and religion. Well, there’s half-truth involved here. Certainly, if the problem is to be solved then in the final sense, hearts must be changed…”
AN OUTRAGE is a documentary film about lynching in the American South. Filmed on-location at lynching sites in six states and bolstered by the memories and perspectives of descendants..
THE NATIONAL MEMORIAL
The National Memorial coming to the table for Peace and Justice is the nation’s first memorial dedicated to the legacy of enslaved Black people, people terrorized by lynching, African Americans..
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