Gov. Larry Hogan Pardons Benjamin Hance, St. Mary's Only Documented Lynching VictimGov. Larry Hogan last week pardoned 34 lynching victims in Maryland, including Benjamin Hance, St. Mary's County's only documented lynching victim.
Gov. Larry Hogan Posthumously Pardons 1885 Teen Lynching Victim Howard Cooper, 34 Others In MarylandIt's been more than 135 years since 15-year-old Howard Cooper was lynched. Now a plaque marks the spot he was hanged, an acknowledgment of a scar on Maryland's past.
Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele Blasts Trump's 'Lynching' TweetFormer Maryland Republican Lieutenant Governor Michael Steele blasted President Donald Trump's tweet comparing the impeachment process to a lynching.