By Hands Now Known: Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Digital Archive Conference

Please join the Civil Rights & Restorative Justice Project at our all-day hybrid conference on Friday, October 7, 2022 to mark the release of the Burnham-Nobles Digital Archive and the publication of the book By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow’s Legal Executioners authored by Margaret Burnham. The Archive is an unprecedented, publicly accessible digital collection of 1,000 cases of racially motivated violence targeted against African Americans in the Jim Crow South. It comprises twenty thousand documents sourced from government agencies and libraries and from newspapers.

Margaret BurnhamNortheastern University School of Law
Daniel Domingues da SilvaRice University
Hank KlibanoffEmory University
Evan LewisLegacy Coalition
Monica MartinezUniversity of Texas/Austin
Melissa Nobles, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Christina Simko, Williams College
Tsione Wolde-MichaelCenter for Restorative History, Smithsonian Institute

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