Date & Time

Virtual Event

Join Connecting-the-Dots AACO on Friday, October 16 from 7pm to 9pm as we watch and discuss this powerful short documentary, Ashes to Ashes. This is a free virtual event.

Synopsis: Winfred Rembert, a survivor of an attempted lynching in 1967, a Star Wars fanatic and leather artist, develops a friendship with Doctor Shirley Jackson Whitaker who is on a mission to memorialize the forgotten 4,000 African Americans lynched during the Jim Crow era. Together, their journeys of healing intertwine.

Panelists include Mr. Winfred Rembert; Dr. Shirley Jackson Whitaker, the film's producer; Ms. Tina Johnson and; Ms. Taylor Rees, the film's director. The discussion will be moderated by Allie the Conversation Starter.

This Event is Co-Sponsored By

Connecting the Dots
Maryland Hall
Maryland Lynching Memorial Project
Action Annapolis
March on Maryland