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VIRTUAL EVENT History Conversations: “The History of Racial Terror Lynching in Maryland”

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Special Black History Month History Conversation
“The History of Racial Terror Lynching in Maryland” 
with Will Schwarz

Tuesday, February 2 @ 2:00 p.m.

Join us as Will Schwarz, filmmaker, producer, and founder of the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project, provides a brief history of known racial terror lynchings in Maryland and the United States. Schwarz will screen a short film on the last known lynching in Maryland, the 1933 murder of George Armwood in Princess Anne in October 1933. He will discuss how truth and reconciliation efforts have evolved in the state including a survey of the entities currently involved in those efforts. Schwarz will also delve into the concept and importance of “changing the narrative” when considering the history and consequences of racial terror in America.

Register for the event here

Details

Date:
February 2
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://montgomeryhistory.org/mhconnected/watch/

Organizer

Montgomery History
Phone:
3013402825
Email:
info@montgomeryhistory.org
Website:
www.montgomeryhistory.org

Special Black History Month History Conversation
“The History of Racial Terror Lynching in Maryland” 
with Will Schwarz

Tuesday, February 2 @ 2:00 p.m.

Join us as Will Schwarz, filmmaker, producer, and founder of the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project, provides a brief history of known racial terror lynchings in Maryland and the United States. Schwarz will screen a short film on the last known lynching in Maryland, the 1933 murder of George Armwood in Princess Anne in October 1933. He will discuss how truth and reconciliation efforts have evolved in the state including a survey of the entities currently involved in those efforts. Schwarz will also delve into the concept and importance of “changing the narrative” when considering the history and consequences of racial terror in America.

Register for the event here