Press about the Commission
Maryland NAACP leader blasts Gov. Larry Hogan's posthumous pardons of lynching victims as 'political posturing' May 9, 2021
The Baltimore Sun, Gov. Hogan grants posthumous pardons to 34 Maryland lynching victims, including 15-year-old Howard Cooper May 8, 2021
The Washington Post, Maryland governor grants posthumous pardons for 34 Black lynching victims May 8, 2021
The Baltimore Sun, Lynching of 15-year-old Howard Cooper at Towson jail to be memorialized Saturday May 7, 2021
WYPR, 19th Century Lynching In Towson To Be Remembered Saturday May 4, 2021
The Washington Post, Howard County Truth & Reconciliation group illuminates history of lynchings March 27, 2021
The Baltimore Sun, One year in, Howard County Truth & Reconciliation group illuminates history of lynchings January 21, 2021
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.