November 14, 2019 @ 6-7:30 pm | Local Color | The Junction
Remembering our hometown’s painful past on race
Four black men were lynched here. Those events, memorialized at the National Lynching Museum in Montgomery, are the focus of a local initiative seeking to remember our community’s share of the violent legacy of slavery and Jim Crow. As we struggle to stem the rising hatred across America today, we’ll consider the complexity of the task of reconciliation and talk about modern day vigilante justice and mobs.