Memorial to lynching victims could be coming to Birmingham’s Linn Park
A group of citizens have launched an effort to create a memorial to African-Americans who were lynched in Jefferson County in the same spirit and style as the groundbreaking memorial that opened earlier this year in Montgomery.
Jefferson County Memorial Project unveils design to Birmingham City Council
The Jefferson County Memorial Project is a grassroots coalition with a four-pronged mission of memorializing victims of racial terror violence and expanding our county’s understanding of past and present issues of racial injustice.
Advancing racial equity in Jefferson County, Alabama: Lessons learned from the Voices of Truth campaign
In Birmingham, JCMP partners worked with Blank Space Bham to install a mural that encourages community members to own their voice, start a conversation about the history of racial violence in Jefferson County and be part of social change.
Efforts are underway to create a memorial to African-Americans who were lynched in Jefferson County. Al.com reports that a group of residents hopes the Birmingham memorial can be in the same spirit and style as the national memorial that opened earlier this year in Montgomery.