Since 2004 Brother Hsume and Denise Laffan, both Buddhist Monks, have walked the Historic Selma – Montgomery Trail usually with 5-7 people “in remembrance of the history and commit ourselves to the work we all still need to do”.  Each year they stop and offer prayers at the Elmore Bolling Marker.

The Fabric of Hate Traveling Exhibit

Elmore Bolling's name appended to a desecrated shirt.

Jo McCall kicked off The Penalty For Success 2019 Tour with an extraordinary program at the University of San Francisco hosted by USF law professor, Rhonda Magee, USF Provost for Diversity, Engagement and Community Outreach, Mary Wardell, and USF American history professor, Candice Harrison for a powerful program: Reflections on Lynching in America.

Lowndesboro Community Celebration Committee Event

July 27, 2019

Okra Festival 2016

The Elmore Bolling Foundation has partnered with the Lowndes County Black Belt Coalition to present "Fatal Vision Day."

TEBF Board Chair, Vickie Rothbaum and board member Lois Fine along with Paul Shannon participated in a protest on Sunday June 7, 2020 at the First Parish Church in Arlington, MA .  It was attended by about 1000 people who peacefully marched and then took a knee for 8 min and 46 seconds while the church bell rang. 

Back To School Rally 2014

The Penalty For Success 2019 Book Tour

(Photos by Elvin Lang)

The Grand Opening of the National Memorial of Peace and Justice & The Legacy Muesuem. 

The Elmore Bolling Foundation & Community Partners EJI Soil Collection

Lucius and Myrtle Evans and their sons, the family who donated The Lowndesboro School to The Elmore Bolling Foundation

Marchers Provided Refreshments at the Elmore Bolling Historic Marker Site

Selma To Montgomery March 2013

Jo at First Parish UU Church of Arlington, MA, who selected TEBF to receive their First Giving award for the month of November, 2018 allowing TEBF to receive 1/2 of all donations for that month.

The Elmore Bolling Foundation Participates in the Equal Justice Initiative's Soil Collection Project

Jo McCall was a guest speaker at the Black History Celebration on Sunday February 24, 2019 at the first CME Church in Montgomery, Alabama.

Black History: Using the Strength of Our Past to Give us Faith for our Future.

The Elmore Bolling Foundation

Jo at the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at Northeastern University School of Law where she spoke to the law school clinic. CRRJ, was begun by Professor Margaret Burnham to investigate and report on cases of racial violence in the south between 1930-1970. 

The Equal Justice Initiative Soil Collection

Jo at Boston exhibit of African Americans in Massachusetts, including Professor Margaret Burnham, who have made blazed trails and made a difference.

Marchers Provided Refreshments at the Elmore Bolling Historic Marker Site

Selma To Montgomery March 2015

Descendants of former slave, Mansfield Tyler, who built the The Lowndesboro School, as well as other achievements in Alabama. Family members pictured are from Chicago, New York City and California

(Photos by Elvin Lang)