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Equality Initiative Justice - Lynching Memorial

Thursday, April 26, I attended the opening of the Equality Initiative Justice Lynching Memorial in Montgomery, AL. I had been anticipating this day for a long time. As I was preparing for my trip, I was thinking about what to expect and the emotions I would feel when I walk on the grounds. The lynching museum has been long overdue. I remember watching "60 Minutes" and Oprah Winfrey did a segment of the museum. There was backlash from the majority that they were uncomfortable to see photos of African American men, women and children that were lynched. My response is, I'm glad they were uncomfortable. The history of African American have been disrespected, whitewashed and withheld for

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