Savannah Shepherd

Savannah Shepherd is the founder of the Delaware Social Justice Remembrance Coalition which works to discover and memorialize victims of racial violence in the state. She's a graduate of Sanford School and will attend Swarthmore College in fall 2020.

Articles by this author

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, informally known as the National Lynching Memorial, is a national memorial to commemorate the victims of lynching in the U. S. (Photo: Ron Cogswell/flickr/cc) Views
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
There’s No Excuse for Blocking the Anti-Lynching Bill
mancipation Day celebrations concluded this weekend, accompanied by significant talk among elected officials about finally recognizing Juneteenth as a national holiday. However, the specter of the stalled federal Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act should remind us of the continuing struggle by Black...
Read more