Ashes to Ashes

October 16, 2020 @ 7:00PM — 9:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Screening and Panel

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A Lynching Survivor Speaks

There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a donation.


Join Connecting-the-Dots AACO on Friday, October 16 from 7pm to 9pm as we watch and discuss this powerful short documentary, Ashes to Ashes.

Synopsis: Winfred Rembert, a survivor of an attempted lynching in 1967, a Star Wars fanatic and leather artist, develops a friendship with Doctor Shirley Jackson Whitaker who is on a mission to memorialize the forgotten 4,000 African Americans lynched during the Jim Crow era. Together, their journeys of healing intertwine.

Panelists include Mr. Winfred Rembert; Dr. Shirley Jackson Whitaker, the film's producer; Ms. Tina Johnson and; Ms. Taylor Rees, the film's director. The discussion will be moderated by Allie the Conversation Starter.

The screening is free; Donations are requested.

All contributions made using this page will benefit Connecting the Dots: Anne Arundel County.

We would like to thank all of our co-sponsors-Maryland Lynching Memorial Project, Action Annapolis, the Caucus of African American Leaders, March on Maryland, AAC NAACP, WISE, CAST and the Maryland Hall.