The legacy of lynching: A chance to remember, a chance to heal

Kim Green touches the names of the three men lynched in Duluth in 1920.
Duluth Native Kim Green touches the names of the three men lynched in Duluth in 1920 at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala. on Friday, April 27, 2018. Though not all of them are featured inside the memorial, every U.S. county where a lynching occurred has its own steel pillar memorializing the victims ready to be claimed by the county.
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In this episode of Counter Stories, the team looks at U.S. history of lynching, and how the trauma of this crime continues to affects people of color. Luz Frais and Anthony Galloway talks to host Tom Weber about his bus trip to Montgomery Ala, for the opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice. What can we learn from America's unspoken legacy of lynching?

Hosts:

Anthony Galloway, owner, Umoja Consulting.

Tom Weber, MPR News.

Luz Maria Frias, president & CEO of YWCA Minneapolis.

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