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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.


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 Open to the Public


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

Next Public Meetings

Commission Meeting

Monday, November 9, 2020
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Phone Only



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.