On Saturday, October 13, 2018 the Reginald Lewis Museum in Baltimore was the site of a conference on the history of racial terror lynchings in Maryland. More than 200 people attended the program of films, presentations and panels that sought to illuminate this grim chapter in Maryland history and identify ways to repair the injuries it has caused and begin the journey to reconciliation. We will be posting excerpts of the conference in the coming weeks. The Washington Post recently featured the event. Click here to read the article.
October 18, 2018 marks the 85th anniversary of the last lynching known in Maryland, that of George Armwood in Princess Anne on October 18, 1933. The tragic tale of that lynching and its aftermath can be viewed by here.