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Community gathers to remember the life of man who was lynched in Omaha 100 years ago

Posted at 11:08 PM, Sep 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-29 00:08:44-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Back on September 28th, 1919, the lynching of Will Brown took place in Omaha. Brown was a man accused of rape and had no opportunity to prove his innocence. 100 years later, many gathered Saturday to honor Brown and reflect on the work that's still needed on racial injustice.

Photojounalist Tapiwa Muchegwa gives us a look at the event.