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BlackNews.com
Black Filmmaker, Shirah Dedman, Produces New Documentary Exposing the Truth About Gentrificationmarked with perpetual residential and economic instability, that inspired YOU A
BlackNews.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
marked with perpetual residential and economic instability, that inspired YOU A NOMAD. Dedman was recently featured in the Equal Justice Initiative/Google film, Uprooted, documenting her family’s return to the site of her great-grandfather’s... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Cook: The living, the dead and the courage of memoryin St. Elmo. "I am an innocent man," Johnson declared just before dying. Thes
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
in St. Elmo. "I am an innocent man," Johnson declared just before dying. These four histories have been documented by the Equal Justice Initiative, a Montgomery, Ala., organization that has cataloged more than 4,000 lynchings in the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
EJI presents plans for lynching monumentThe Equal Justice Initiative is currently building a new monument to help peopl
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
The Equal Justice Initiative is currently building a new monument to help people learn from the darker times of the country’s past. The monument EJI is building is meant to memorialize the victims of lynching in Alabama and across the country. At... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
EJI presents plans for lynching monumentThe Equal Justice Initiative is currently building a new monument to help peopl
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
The Equal Justice Initiative is currently building a new monument to help people learn from the darker times of the country’s past. The monument EJI is building is meant to memorialize the victims of lynching in Alabama and across the country. At... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Group collecting soil in Chattanooga today for national memorial to lynching victimsWhen the Equal Justice Initiative opens the Memorial to Peace and Justice in Mo
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
When the Equal Justice Initiative opens the Memorial to Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala., in spring 2018, it will contain the soil from lynching sites across the South, including Chattanooga. Most Southern lynching victims were killed on sites... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Nashville’s Fort Negley: Heritage That Needs ProtectingAssociation; Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Civil War Trust, Friends
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 days ago
Association; Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Civil War Trust, Friends of Aaittafama; Walker Collaborative; Equal Justice Initiative; NAACP; Metro Historical Commission, noted historians and preservationist groups have called for the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Nashville’s Ft. Negely: Heritage That Needs ProtectingAssociation; Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Civil War Trust, Friends
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 days ago
Association; Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Civil War Trust, Friends of Aaittafama; Walker Collaborative; Equal Justice Initiative; NAACP; Metro Historical Commission, noted historians and preservationist groups have called for the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Public Invited To Participate In Soil Collection: A Community Remembrance ProjectJail and Charles Brown was lynched from a bridge in Soddy Daisy. More than 100
The Chattanoogan / Posted 15 days ago
Jail and Charles Brown was lynched from a bridge in Soddy Daisy. More than 100 years later, the Ed Johnson Project and the Equal Justice Initiative invite citizens of Hamilton County to remember and honor the four lynching victims during a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama told Richard Branson he was against the death penaltywith Branson in the Oval Office in 2016. The two had been chatting about attor
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
with Branson in the Oval Office in 2016. The two had been chatting about attorney and activist Bryan Stevenson's Equal Justice Initiative, when Branson asked Obama if he would consider removing people from death row. Birds of a feather:... Read more
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Billboard
Andra Day Channels Billie Holiday For 'Strange Fruit' Coverand her voice to speak for people who were not able to speak for themselves.”
Billboard / Posted 1 months ago
and her voice to speak for people who were not able to speak for themselves.” With this cover, Day joins Google and the Equal Justice Initiative Founder/Executive Director Bryan Stevenson. Day hopes her cover opens a new dialogue. “I am equally... Read more

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