Justice harlan is a pivotal figure in lynching history.
1) for the first time inviting black lawyers to
plead a case before the US Supreme court;
2) Reaching in from the US Supreme Court to
issue a stay of execution in a state court and call
for a retrial of a black man Ed Johnson ;
3) Bringing the federal government's power
down on local officials complicit in lynching,
causing them to be prosecuted and jailed.
Because of Harlan's actions Lynching dramatically
For healing and reconciliation sake, and to have hope
for the future, that black and white can acting together
we acknowledge for history in lynching memorial space
we need to honor Justice Harlan that there was one
white man who stood up and acted for Justice.
If we create a realistic portrait of Justice Harlan
hearing the appeal of black lawyers Pardon and Hutchins,
defending Johnson from injustice..
Reconciliation or Unity comes from each race having a hero
in history who did the right thing, becoming a model to emulate
for justice, a inspiration for a better future