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The Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission was established in 2019 by House Bill 307. The Commission is authorized to research cases of racially motivated lynchings and hold public meetings and regional hearings where a lynching of an African American by a white mob has been documented.

Was Your Ancestor or Relative a Victim of Lynching in Maryland? Find out more (note: this will open a new website)

What does reconciliation look like to you?
Please take a moment to share your idea(s) concerning recommendations for reparations for the harms caused by racial terror lynchings in Maryland.

View of Darlington Courthouse and the Sycamore Tree Where Amy Spain, the Negro Slave, Was Hung by the Citizens of Darlington, South Carolina. Slaveryimages dot com item 1324

All Meetings and Hearings Open to the Public

Meeting of the Frontiers social and civic club from MSA special collections

Next Public Meetings and Hearings

Commission Meeting

Monday, October 16th, 2023
11:30 am ET
Virtual Meeting (Access by Phone: ‪(US) +1 318-588-6855‬ | PIN: ‪892 685 280‬#)