Conaway: Facing Shelby County’s infamous history of lynching

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 20, 2019 4:00 AM CT
Dan Conaway
Daily Memphian

Dan Conaway

Dan Conaway is in a lifelong relationship with his city. They fight, but they get back together. His new book – “In a Colorful Place” – is a collection of his columns and the columns of Otis Sanford.

As people are being shot while shopping and praying and driving because of what they might or might not believe, or just because of what they look like, it serves us well to remember that we have plenty of homegrown terrorism in our history.


Equal Justice Initiative Lynching Sites Project


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