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The Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission was established 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)

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

Public Hearing - Baltimore County

June 4, 2022
9:00am - 1:00pm
Preregistration is required to attend. Preregister Location: Baltimore County Council Chambers, 400 Washington Avenue, Towson, MD 21204
Live Streaming Link will be posted June 3
Press Release

Commission Meeting

June 13, 2022

Research and Logistics Committee Meeting

June 20, 2022
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Join by phone
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Coronavirus Notice:
State government is operating under policies intended to minimize the spread of COVID-19 while maintaining operations.

To ensure the safety of the public all Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission Meetings will take place via conference call until further notice.