A digital memorial to lynching

1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Just today, I found a new project that covers many of the requirements I had previously outlined for a temporal and spatial representing of lynching in the U.S. Additional ideas I had, such as representing various associations between lynching and other phenomena remain worthwhile, but would require too much redundant effort to propose as a group project. Nevertheless, I am excited that this project was taken up and I encourage you to explore it.

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Instead, I would like to propose a digital memorial, which would require building (or finding a suitable existing) archive of information and materials related to each lynching victim and automatically producing content on each anniversary.

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