lynching

Mobile ‘Bus-eum’ Brings Research on Racism, Lynchings to Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial

This former school bus was transformed into this back in 2019, creating a walk-through collection of information and artifacts.

DULUTH, Minn.- A mobile museum that travels the country to educate the public on racial violence such as lynchings throughout history stopped in Duluth this week. The TRACES Center for History and Culture “Bus-eum” parked by the Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial. This former school bus was transformed into this back in 2019, creating a walk-through collection of information and artifacts….

Clayton, Jackson, McGhie Honored at Burial Site on Eve of 101st Anniversary of Lynching

Many speaking at the gathering Monday also voiced their concern that the lynching isn't taught adequately in schools along with Duluth history.

DULUTH, Minn.- A day before the 101st anniversary of the lynching of Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson and Isaac McGhie,a gathering was held at Park Hill Cemetery– but many also said teaching about the killings as part of Duluth history would also be a good way to honor them, and move toward change. “We honor their lives, we mourn their loss,…

Duluth Delegation Recounts Life Changing Visit to National Memorial for Peace and Justice

The Duluth Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial was dedicated in Oct. 2003.

DULUTH, Minn. – Members of the Duluth Delegation have returned from a life changing trip to Montgomery, Alabama, to view the National Memorial for Peace and Justice. A total of 32 people, young and old made the bus ride. City Human Rights Officer Carl Crawford says some were challenged emotionally and spiritually. He also says people were amazed to walk…