In her new book, The Courthouse Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the Twenty-First Century
(Beacon Press, 2007) civil rights lawyer and law professor Sherrilyn Ifill
, asks if the U.S. should look to South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation process to address the history of lynching.
The Courthouse Lawn
is available for purchase at Amazon.com
Sherrilyn Ifill will read from The Courthouse Lawn
2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
Saturday, Feb 24th at 4 p.m.