Confronting history, Congress studies addition of lynching sites to national park system

By: - September 17, 2022 5:45 am

The Rev. Dr. K. Andre Brooks leads a ceremony honoring Ida B. Wells in Memphis, Tennessee, on July 15, 2021. They were at the grave of People’s Grocery owner Thomas Moss, who had been lynched alongside two of his workers, Calvin McDowell and Will Stewart, by a white mob in the 1890’s. (© Karen Pulfer Focht)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.