A Documentary Film About Lynching in the American South
Dr. Fostenia Baker is the great niece of Frazier B. Baker, a postmaster in Lake City, South Carolina, who was lynched with his infant daughter, Julia, on February 22, 1898. Dr. Baker is a retired professor and resides in Washington, D.C. The book she wrote about her great uncle and his family is expected to be published in 2017.
Thelma Dangerfield is a volunteer at the Lamar County Genealogical Society Library, where she researched three lynchings that took place in Paris, Texas. An exhibit she created is on view at the Lamar County Historical Society. Thelma is also Treasurer of the local NAACP chapter.
McArthur "Sonny" Gray
Sonny Gray was born and raised in Shubuta, Mississippi, where lynchings took place in 1918 and 1942 at the town's "Hanging Bridge." He helps to preserve memory of these killings by maintaining a path to a burial site nearby.