Truth First.


Our Mission

The Prince George’s County Lynching Memorial Project educates the public on the truths of our nation’s continuing legacy of slavery, memorializes victims of racial terror lynchings in our county, and advances the cause of racial justice and reconciliation through mutual support and collaboration.

Our work focused on at least four known victims of lynching terror in our county, and we begin every meeting by reading their names and committing to tell their stories: Michael Green, Thomas Juricks, John Henry Scott, and Stephen Williams.

How to Get Involved

We meet about once a month to plan community remembrance projects, research our county’s history, connect with partners and neighbors, and educate our broader community on the legacy of racial lynching in Prince George’s County. We rely on the expertise and energy of county residents like you!

Recent News & Opportunities

  • Next Meeting: October 16, 2021
    The next PGCLMP meeting is October 16, 2021 at 2 PM on Zoom. Guests are welcome to join as we continue our truth telling work.
  • Lynching in Maryland Conference
    Maryland Lynching Memorial Project, our state parent organization, is hosting its 4th annual conference online on Saturday, November 6, 2021 with powerful speakers and resources for this important truth telling work. Details from their registration site are below: The Maryland Lynching Memorial Project is holding our 4th annual “Lynching in Maryland” conference on Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 9.30a to 12.30p. Once again this year, … Read more
  • Seminar: The Cross and the Lynching Tree
    Instructor: Kelly Brown DouglasDate: Friday, October 29, 1:00 – 5:00 pm  |  Saturday, October 30, 9:00 am – 5:00 pmFormat: This two-day intensive course will be held online, through synchronous sessions. Registrants are expected to attend full-time, for both days. Students explore one of the most provocative and award-winning books by Dr. James Cone on the relationship between the cross and the lynching … Read more