Georgia lynching, grave sites and Hard Labor Lake open for tours

This upcoming weekend will mark 71 years since the last known mass lynching occurred in the state of Georgia known as the “Moore’s Ford Bridge lynchings.” For the past 13 years, activists led by former Georgia State Rep. Tyrone Brooks have commemorated the lynchings of Roger Malcolm, his seven-months pregnant wife Dorothy and their friends, George […]

Moore’s Ford Bridge mass lynching was start of Civil Rights Movement

There are many counties and towns in Georgia that bear the name of former slave masters and hold horrific secrets of lynching. One such town is Monroe, Georgia, located in Walton County, only 60 miles from downtown Atlanta. This tiny town with a population of around 14,000 received national attention for a lynching of two black […]