August 13, 2014

'A great injustice': Relative makes atonement for 1912 lynching

John Land wasn’t present when a white mob lynched T.Z. McElhaney, a 14-year-old black boy, on Wynn’s Hill in Columbus 102 years ago. But on Wednesday he stood before a small group at the Columbus Black History Museum and atoned for the alleged sins of his forefathers.

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