SPEAK MY NAME
International Speak My Name Day
In keeping with the African proverb “speak my name and I will live forever” an individual will speak that name aloud, maybe say a prayer and/or light a candle for their name.
Will you speak my name?
Choose a name from the list of over 4,000 African Americans who were lynched in the USA.
Write the name you have chosen on an index card, then take a self-portrait photograph (selfie) and share #internationalspeakmynameday with your family and friends on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, or text message so no name will be left behind.
July 15, 2017 : International Speak My Name Day. Join others around the world when you speak the name you have chosen aloud, maybe say a prayer or light a candle, so they will live forever.
Scroll down to choose the name of an African American who was lynched in the United States. Submit your request using the form below.
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