Jury instructions that limited the jury's consideration of mitigating evidence rose to the level of plain error, the court found.

October 26, 2016

Relatives of Emmett Till, Ida B. Wells, and Malcolm X were among the hundreds who gathered to commemorate the lynching of Anthony Crawford.

October 24, 2016

EJI will dedicate a historial marker to memorialize the lynching of Anthony Crawford.

Portrait of Anthony Crawford, circa 1910.

October 21, 2016
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The Memorial to Peace and Justice
Located in Montgomery, Alabama, this will be the country's first national memorial to victims of lynching.
Hundreds of people have begun to actively engage in community remembrance projects around the era of lynching.
The museum will connect the history of racial inequality with contemporary issues of mass incarceration, excessive punishment, and police violence.
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We are collecting soil from lynching sites and creating a memorial that recognizes lynching victims and bears witness to our history of racial terror.
EJI documented more than 4000 terror lynchings between the Civil War and World War II.
Outlines the latest reforms that aid children caught in the American criminal justice system and the work that remains to be done.