Tennessee project would honor lynching victims

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 30, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: January 30, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Almost 82 years after the last documented lynching in Tennessee, a Republican and a Democrat want to commemorate all 154 victims statewide with Community Remembrance Project.


Lynching Sites Project of Memphis NAACP Tennessee Historical Commission community remembrance project Lynchings Elbert Williams Page Walley Johnny Shaw
Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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