Memorial project to honor legacy of Ed Johnson

( – A group of citizens has formed a collective to honor the memory of a man who was lynched on the Walnut Street Bridge in 1906.

The Ed Johnson Memorial Project seeks to promote “racial healing and reconciliation in Chattanooga by creating a permanent memorial.”
The memorial would also honor the work of the attorneys who stood up for equal justice and the legacy of the landmark United States Supreme Court case that “established federal oversight of state-level civil rights issues then and now.” READ MORE

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