Promoting and strengthening the artistic and cultural development of Orange County, North Carolina
Battle Courtroom, Orange County Courthouse,106 Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC
Join us in commemorating Cyrus Guy, Daniel Morrow, Jefferson Morrow, Washington Morrow and Wright Malone – all victims of racial terror lynching in Orange County in 1869. Our time together will include proclamations, a libation ceremony and a presentation to families of the victims. The event will be graced by poets Jaki Shelton Green and Cortland Gilliam who will be reading their poetry written for this occasion. Dancer Jasmine Powell will performing as well. A reception after the ceremony will be catered by Bouquet Garni.
For more information on the lives and murders of the these men, go to our “Those We Honor” page
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