Lynching site’s a reminder of past victims

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 16, 2021 5:45 PM CT | Published: July 15, 2021 3:50 PM CT
<strong>Mother Georgia King (center) lays flowers on the grave of lynching victim Thomas Moss at Zion Cemetery on Thursday, July 15.</strong>&nbsp;(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Mother Georgia King (center) lays flowers on the grave of lynching victim Thomas Moss at Zion Cemetery on Thursday, July 15. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

A ceremony Thursday at the site of three lynchings more than a century ago was part of a week of Ida B. Wells events leading up to Friday’s statue unveiling. 

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Ida B. Wells Lynching Sites Project of Memphis
Rob Moore

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Rob Moore is an Arkansas native who moved to Memphis to attend the University of Memphis. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English. He covers Public Companies, Transportation and Logistics, and Banking and Finance.


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