Tag: remembrance project

EJI awards $5k to ACHS students ALEXANDRIA TIMES

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] On May 20, the national nonprofit the Equal Justice Initiative awarded a total of $5,000 in scholarships to three students...

Soil Collection Ceremony honors victims

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] More than 350 people gathered in Market Square on Sept. 24 to honor the lives of two of Alexandria’s lynching victims...

Out of the Attic: Connecting with history

When Judge Vanzetta Penn McPherson knelt in the Alabama grass and pierced the ground with a trowel where John Temple was lynched in 1919,...