Duluth Lynchings Centennial: Week of Remembrance Videos

June 2020 marked 100 years since the Duluth lynchings. The Minnesota Historical Society commemorated this important anniversary with a week of remembrance and conversations about lynching and its legacy.

Duluth Lynchings author talk

Author Michael Fedo and historian and author William D. Green discuss the history of African Americans in Minnesota and how racism has played out in our state over time.

Duluth Lynchings discussion

Jeremiah Ellis, the secretary for the African American Interpretive Center of Minnesota, and Abdul Omari, PhD and owner of AMO Enterprise leadership consulting firm, discuss lynching history and its legacy in the United States. The conversation is moderated by Brittany Lewis, PhD.

JoJo Bell

Founder, African American Interpretive Center of Minnesota

Jordon Moses


Michael Fedo

Author, The Lynchings in Duluth

Warren Read

Author, The Lyncher in Me

Abdul Omari, PhD

Owner, AMO Enterprise Leadership Consulting Firm

Jeremiah Ellis

Secretary, African American Interpretive Center of Minnesota