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Harrington’s lynching was remembered Saturday, with the placement of a memorial marker in West Terrace Park overlooking the West Bottoms in Kansas City. He is the first Missouri lynching victim to receive a memorial.

The Black Archives of Mid-America in Kansas City, the Missouri Conference of the NAACP, Missouri Faith Voices, Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty and the Equal Justice Initiative teamed up to make it happen.

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