Press about the Commission
NPR , Maryland Panel Tasked With Investigating State's Lynching History September 28, 2020.
, Commission investigating dozens of lynchings in Maryland over time
September 22, 2020.
The Washington Post
, Landmark commission begins tackling ‘unconfronted truth’ of racially motivated lynchings in Md.
September 18, 2020.
yes! Magazine , Truth and Reconciliation for Lynching Victims and Their Families February 3, 2020.
The Washington Informer , Maryland Lynching Commission Continues its Mission January 15, 2020.
UMES , The energy behind MD's lynching reconciliation panel November 7, 2019.
The Baltimore Sun, Op-Ed, Md. lynching commission offers chance to investigate, atone April 29, 2019.
The Baltimore Sun, Maryland conference on lynching finds links to voter suppression, social inequality
October 19, 2020.
Baltimore Sun, 'Sign of Change' July 28, 2020.
National Geographic, ‘It was a modern day lynching: 'Violent deaths reflect a brutal American legacy' June 3, 2020.
The Washington Post, ‘After Ahmaud Arbery, work will remain' May 12, 2020.
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, ‘Coalition of Civil Rights Leaders Condemn Horrific Attack on Ahmaud Arbery' May 6, 2020.
Block Club Chicago Online, Once ‘Skimmed Over In History Books,’ Ida B. Wells Awarded Pulitzer Prize 9 Decades After Her Death May 5, 2020.
ABC News Online, ‘Emmett Till bill making lynching a federal crime passes House' February 26, 2020.
The Campus Current, ‘AACC hosts exhibit on lynching in Maryland' January 27, 2020.
The Salisbury Daily Times, ‘Salisbury looks to honor Wicomico lynching victims through memorial coalition' January 7, 2020.
The Washington Post, Retropolis, ‘Lynch him!’ A century after a white mob hung a black man from a tree, soil from the site is being preserved” November 3, 2019.
WAMU, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, “Lynching in Maryland: Confronting a history of local violence,” October 23, 2018.
The Baltimore Sun, Roughly Speaking with Dan Rodricks, “The Maryland Lynching Memorial Project seeks remembrance and reconciliation,” October 16, 2018
WYPR, On the Record with Sheilah Kast, “Truth and Reconciliation in Maryland?” October 11, 2018.
Delmarva Public Radio, Delmarva Today, “Remembering the 1931 lynching of Matthew Williams in Salisbury, Maryland,” September 14, 2018.
Maryland Humanities, Humanities Connection, "Honoring the Lives of Those Lynched in Maryland," February 23, 2018.
BURN: The Lynching of George Armwood
Related Records at the Maryland State Archives with Director Chris Haley and Archivist Ryan Cox.
Dr. Kaye Whitehead opens 2018 “Lynching in Maryland” conference