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I Am Innocent: Ed Johnson Remembered

On Sept. 24, 2018, about a dozen people stood quietly on the bridge and listened as Eric Atkins recalled the lynching that took Johnson’s life more than 100 years earlier.

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Collaboration with the University of the South generates series on the lynching of Ed Johnson in Chattanooga

Taking place on both campuses, the events in the new series include a documentary screening and lectures featuring Illinois State University’s Amy Wood, award-winning historian and professor of post-Civil War American cultural history and the history of the U.S. South.

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