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Manasota Remembers Racial Justice Essay Contest

Manasota Remembers Racial Justice Essay Contest

September 30, 2022

ABC TV Interview – Racial Justice Essay Contest

ABC TV Interview – Racial Justice Essay Contest

August 29, 2022

Leonard Reid House Relocation Reception

Leonard Reid House Relocation Reception

May 20, 2022

Manasota Remembers Racial Justice Essay Contest

The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) in partnership with the Sarasota & Manatee Community Remembrance Project is pleased to announce a scholarship contest open to 9th - 12th grade students in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Visit the Essay Contest website for more details.

Lynching in America: Why are Memorials Important?

EJI Director Bryan Stevenson explains why it is necessary to create memorials for lynching victims. Learn about our history of racial inequality and how the effects are felt today.

Remembrance Panel Discussion on Racial Terror Lynchings

The panel discussion explores acts of documented lynchings that need to be exposed, acknowledged and reckoned in support of the ongoing quest for healing and equity in our nation.

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