Jefferson County Memorial Project

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The Jefferson County Memorial Project (JCMP) is an organization created in June 2018 in response to an invitation by the Equal Justice Initiative for Alabama counties to claim monuments that correspond to over 800 documented incidents of racially-motivated murder.

Lynching Victims of Jefferson County

JCMP Fellows have researched 30 documented lynching victims between 1883 and 1940 in Jefferson County:


The JCMP is a coalition of over 40 community partners and citizens of Jefferson County, including:

The Jefferson County Memorial Project staff includes Abigail Schneider as Project Director Lisa L. Daniels as Outreach Coordinator, and Lauren Harris, as Web Developer.


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