Dr. Andre Johnson and Dr. Margaret Vandiver from The Lynching Sites Project of Memphis speaking at Central High School about the lynching of Ell Persons:

Students at Central HS re-lived a painful part of our city's past that cannot be found in their history books -- the lynching of Ell Persons in 1917. Back then, students were let out early to attend.

Source date: 
Apr 2 2017 (all day)