Following the call from the Equal Justice Initiative, we are a volunteer-based, community-driven initiative working to reconcile the racial violence that occurred in Lee County, Alabama.
Using a truth and reconciliation framework, we work to confront our history of racial terror in Lee County and engage in the discussions necessary to overcome its persistent legacy.
Through our research, our goals are to:
the victims of lynching
and racial terror by dedicating historical
markers and memorials
and students about
racial terror & the
legacy of racial injustice
for past and
Designed by Bostic Interactive, our four part flame symbolizes the original four documented victims of racial terror lynchings in Lee County and our efforts to shed light on their stories.
"History is not the past. It is the present. We carry our history with us. We are our history"
A COMMUNITY INITIATIVE
We believe a better future is in our reach. To get there, we are proud to work with different organizations and civic groups around the county to learn and acknowledge our past, and the legacies which stem from it.