Commemorating Elwood Higginbottom (Oxford, MS)

On October 27, 2018, CRRJ Visiting Scholar Diane Harriford and Kyleen Burke (NUSL ’18) participated in a commemoration honoring Elwood Higginbottom in Oxford, Mississippi.

Past Harms, Present Remedies — National CRRJ Conference (New Orleans)

On October 20, 2018 CRRJ sponsored the conference Past Harms, Present Remedies: Law Enforcement and…

Remembering the 1940s in Mobile, AL

Henry Williams, Johnny Williams, Ennis Bell, Theodore Wesley Samuels, Prentiss McCann, and Rayfield Davis all died at the height of the segregation era in Mobile. Decades after these 1940s murders, CRRJ investigated these…

Commemoration of Royal Cyril Brooks (Gretna, LA)

On April 28, 2018, CRRJ and the Kimbrough Scholars from Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School joined the family of Royal Brooks at the mount pilgrim baptist church to honor the life and…

Commemoration for Samuel Mason Bacon (Natchez, MS)

On March 17, 2018, CRRJ director Margaret Burnham, Restorative Justice Project Director Kaylie Simon, Esq. and Mary Nguyen, Esq. (’14) joined the family of Samuel Bacon at the Natchez…

Commemoration for Henry “Peg” Gilbert and Mae Gilbert (West Point, GA)

Honoring their lives and restoring justice On March 10, 2018, CRRJ Director Margaret Burnham and Tara Dunn, Esq. (’17) joined the family of Henry “Peg” Gilbert and Mae Gilbert for an event…

Resurrecting Their Stories (Selma, AL)

On March 3, 2018, CRRJ hosted its third event in the three-part symposium “Resurrecting Their Stories” in Selma, Alabama. Held at the Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth and Reconciliation, CRRJ co-hosted alongside The Elmore Bolling…

“The Story of Thomas Mattox” at Philadelphia History Museum

On February 10, 2018, CRRJ hosted “The Story of Thomas Mattox” at the Philadelphia History Museum. Organized by CRRJ Project Director for Restorative Justice, Kaylie Simon, the event…

Digital Red Records

On January 26, 2018, CRRJ hosted “Digital Red Records”, a workshop on digital collections covering historical racial violence in the united states. Held at Northeastern University School of Law, the workshop brought together…

Resurrecting Their Stories (Birmingham, AL)

On October 20-21, 2017, CRRJ hosted its second event in the three-part symposium “Resurrecting Their Stories” in Birmingham, Alabama. CRRJ co-hosted alongside The Elmore Bolling Foundation and the Alabama Chapter of the NAACP. The focus…

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