Media Coverage


Below is a list of the Memories of a Massacre project covered by various media outlets

1. Group plans to commemorate, discuss 1866 Memphis race riot-(Memphis Commercial Appeal)

2. Memphian faces her own family’s history, helps us face ours-(Memphis Commercial Appeal)

3. State historical marker to commemorate 1866 Memphis race riot/massacre-Memphis Commercial Appeal

4. The Memphis Massacre: looking back on a forgotten time in the city’s history-(Daily Helmsman)

5. U of M’s Johnson: “Racism never went away; We elected not to see it”-(Memphis Commercial Appeal)

6. Time to tell the truth: It was a massacre, not just a riot (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

7. The ‘Memphis massacre’ is remembered at Rhodes and more (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

8. Stephen Ash on his book – A Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot that Shook the Nation (WKNO FM-91.1)

9. ‘Memphis Massacre’ remembered on 150th anniversary of racial tragedy (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

10. Historian: “It was both a massacre and a riot” (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

11. Author Stephen V. Ash to speak at Rhodes (Memphis Flyer)

12. 1866 Massacre Author Says Riot Has Important Lessons (The Daily News)

13. To Honor the Victims, They Demanded Better Words to Tell What Happened to Them (WKNO 91.1)

14. Marker finally honors truth, victims of Memphis Massacre (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

15. National Civil Rights Museum pays tribute to victims of 1866 massacre (WREG)

16. Do The Words ‘Race Riot’ Belong On A Historic Marker In Memphis? (NPR)

17. ‘Memphis Massacre’ marker, City Council returns to Greensward, more (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

18. Editorial: Telling the Whole Truth Against All Odds (The Memphis Daily News)

19. Massacre: 1866 and the Battles Over How Memphis History is Told (The Memphis Daily News)

20. What’s in a Word? Critics Argue Appropriateness of ‘Race Riot’ to Describe 1866 Massacre in Memphis (Atlanta Black Star)

21. 1866 Memphis Massacre Anniversary Draws Historians (The Memphis Daily News)

22. Civil-Rights Laws Don’t Always Stop Racism (The Atlantic)

23. Editorial: Record is set straight on a massacre (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

24. We learn about the book “A Massacre in Memphis” (WREG News)

25. The Roots of Today’s Racism and Police Violence, in an ‘Inconceivably Brutal’ Riot 150 Years Ago (The Nation)

26. Local Cool Kid: Eriq Jones (Local Memphis)

27. MTSU, University of Memphis shine spotlight on 1866 Memphis massacre (WGNS Radio)

28. The Memphis Massacre of 1866: As Seen through Local News Coverage and a Government Report found in the Archive of Americana (Readex)

29. THE MEMPHIS MASSACRE OF 1866 (Student of the American Civil War)

30. Antonio Neal Releases Music Video For His Single, ‘We Remember’ (Breathecast)

31. New Song By Antonio Neal Commemorates The Memphis Massacre (The Christian Beat)

32. Podcast: The true story of the Memphis Massacre (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

33. Memories Of A Massacre:Memphis 1866 (The Agenda with Christian Kirk)

34. Memphis Massacre Symposium at U of M (WKNO FM 91.1)

35. Park Service official: Marking Reconstruction-era sites ‘long overdue’ (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

36. Learning more about Memphis history and heroes (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

37. 150 years after Memphis massacre, marker shows struggle