I Came To Bear Witness To A Lynching: Part 3: Rockville, MD. 1/2

Garrick McFadden
10 min readNov 12, 2023

Thirty-eight black men that we know about have been lynched in Maryland. Many of these men were murdered without any fanfare. Their bodies were disposed of in paupers' cementaries or unmarked graves.

This is the site where Mr. Randolph was lynched in Rockville, MD. All that remains is a failed gas station. Picture by the author.

There were no homegoing ceremonies. The families did not make the pilgrimage to reclaim the bodies of their loved ones. Black people’s movement was…

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Garrick McFadden

I am a civil-rights attorney. I write about #whiteness, #racism, #hiphop, policing & politics. https://gamesqlaw.com/index.php/thoughts/