In the Media
Author Chavis explores 1931 Salisbury lynching
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Delmarva Today interviews Charles L. Chavis Jr.
Don Rush speaks to author Charles L. Chavis Jr. about his book. Watch below or on YouTube.
Now We Know Their Names
Featured article in The Atlantic by Clint Smith. “Some in Maryland are also attempting to take the process of truth and reconciliation a step further, by interviewing not only the descendants of the lynching victims, but also the descendants of those in the lynch...
FOX45 News: Understanding the history of “The Enslaved Naturalist”
Dr. Charles Chavis, Jr., Director of the John Mitchell, Jr. Program at GMU, shares more about the Flagship Digital Exhibit: "The Enslaved Naturalist." Watch the story at foxbaltimore.com
NPR: Uncovering the hidden history of a Salisbury lynching
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Maryland is the first state to formally reckon with its history of lynching and racial violence
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PBS NewsHour – Dec. 4, 2021
In Maryland, a first-of-its-kind reckoning with the state's brutal history of lynchings and racial terror. Watch at PBS.org NewsHour
Today in History: “The Silent Shore”
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Short film on 1931 Salisbury lynching to premiere on 90-year anniversary of victim’s death
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Lynching of Matthew Williams subject of documentary film
Read at the Somerset County Bay to Bay News
The Silent Shore
The Lynching of Matthew Williams and the Politics of Racism in the Free State