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  • Dedication

    Dedication

    Harry Scott Coverston [N.B. With these words, the Equal Justice Initiative marker commemorating the life and death of Arthur Henry was dedicated. The words were spoken by Harry Coverston, lead investigator of for the Alliance for Truth and Justice, as the covering of the marker was removed by two members of the Henry family.] Arthur Henry,…

  • Arthur’s Liturgy

    Arthur’s Liturgy

    Harry Scott Coverston [N.B. The following words were originally offered at the graveyard near Lake City where I believe Arthur Henry was laid to rest. This liturgy was then offered at the Dedication Ceremony of the EJI marker at the Wells’Built Museum December 6, 2023]  We do not know where Arthur Henry was buried. My search…

  • Arthur’s Story

    Arthur’s Story

    Harry Scott Coverston [N.B. This is the historical account of Arthur Henry’s life and death I offered as lead investigator of his lynching at the dedication of the Equal Justice Initiative marker commemorating him on December 6, 2023 at the Wells’Built Museum in downtown Orlando] Arthur Henry was a WWI veteran. He was released from…

  • Lessons from a Long Journey Toward Justice

    Lessons from a Long Journey Toward Justice

    Harry Scott Coverston N.B. This essay was published as a My Word column in the Orlando Sentinel Opinion section December 6, 2023. It appeared on the morning that the marker from the Equal Justice Initiative commemorating Arthur Henry was dedicated. On December 6, Orlando will dedicate a marker commemorating the lynching of Arthur Henry. As lead…