Maryland to Hold Public Hearing on Lynchings Committed in the State

NBC Washington - 08-12


A Maryland commission on lynchings that were committed in the state is holding its first meeting. The Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission is meeting Monday in Annapolis, Maryland. A measure unanimously approved by the General Assembly this year authorizes the panel to hold public hearings around the state to research racial lynchings that happened in Maryland.