Elwood Higginbottom (also spelled Higginbotham) was lynched in Oxford, Mississippi in 1935. He wife and children fled and the memory of his lynching faded from the local community. A sequence of events beginning with the publication of the Equal Justice Initiative’s Lynching in America Report brought his, and many other, lynchings back into public view. The Oxford-Lafayette community, along with Higginbottom descendants, placed a memorial to Elwood. This film tells some of the impacts on the family.

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