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Remembering George Taylor

Adrienne Little, who represents our Social Justice ministry with Congregations for Social Justice, shares this opportunity to remember a Wake County resident who was lynched.  Check with Adrienne (look her up in Breeze) if you need more information.

Monday, February 11 at 7:00 PM
1116 N Blount St
I’m writing to you about the community remembrance project of Wake County, working to bring the memorial for George Taylor, Wake County’s one documented lynching victim, back from the Equal Justice Initiative Museum and Memorial in Birmingham.

This project began with students at middle schools in Wake County (Knightdale and Raleigh) undergoing a history project to document the story of George Taylor. Those students are now asking grownups to step in and assist them with the logistics. I recently co-led a study of James Cone’s The Cross and the Lynching Tree, and that led to my interest in making sure George Taylor is properly honored in Wake. Co-Leaders: Chalice Overy, AME Pastor and Melissa Florer-Bixler, Mennonite Pastor.

We will have an organizational meeting on Feb 11 at 1116 N Blount St at 7 pm to begin a public conversation about moving forward.