Samuel Mason Bacon

On March 17, 2018, CRRJ Director Margaret Burnham, Restorative Justice Project Director Kaylie Simon, Esq. and Mary Nguyen, Esq. (’14) joined the family of Samuel Bacon at the Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture to honor the life and legacy of Samuel Bacon.  Samuel Bacon was born in Natchez, Mississippi and worked most […]

Henry “Peg” Gilbert and Mae Gilbert

On March 10, 2018, CRRJ director Margaret Burnham and Tara Dunn, Esq. (’17) joined the family of Henry “Peg” Gilbert and Mae Gilbert for an event reflecting on their lives and recalling the police murder of Henry Gilbert in 1947. The event was held in West Point, Georgia, near the former Gilbert home.Henry “Peg” Gilbert, […]

Resurrecting Their Stories – Selma

On March 3, 2018, the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project hosted its third event in the three-part symposium “Resurrecting Their Stories” in Selma, Alabama. Held at the Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth and Reconciliation, CRRJ co-hosted alongside The Elmore Bolling Foundation and the Alabama Chapter of the NAACP. The focus of this event was […]

The Story of Thomas Mattox

On February 10, 2018, the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project of Northeastern University School of Law hosted “The Story of Thomas Mattox” at Philadelphia History Museum Organized by CRRJ Project Director for Restorative Justice, Kaylie Simon, the event commemorated Thomas Mattox, a 16 year old who in July 1942 fled to Philadelphia from Elbert […]

Digital Red Records

On January 26, 2018, the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project hosted “Digital Red Records”, a workshop on digital collections covering historical racial violence in the United States.  Held at Northeastern University School of Law, the workshop brought together four initiatives, the CRRJ Burnham-Nobles Archive, Mapping Violence, The Racial Violence Archive and the Bailey-Washington-Beck Database, […]