Great-grandson of lynching victim faces the past: “This is American history”
CBS News - 04/09/2018
“I knew that he was lynched in Georgia,” said Lewis. “I knew that it was a pretty horrific incident and there wasn’t a lot said about the history because folks were frankly afraid to speak to it.”
That changed when the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at Boston’s Northeastern University Law School started digging into the case in 2016. Melissa Nobles from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Margaret Burnham from Northeastern run the project.