Remembering the determination that followed one of the darkest moments in San Francisco history.
Minister who lost 27 relatives in mass killing talks about a wound that will not heal.
From AP: A Northern California judge has denied a motion seeking to block further use of a newly completed memorial to the victims of the 1978 mass murder and suicide at Jonestown. The ruling Thursday by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Robert McGuiness will allow Oakland’s Evergreen Cemetery to host a planned dedicate ceremony at […]
Jonestown memorial can go forward, judge rules (SF Chronicle) Cemetery crews can finish installing a Jonestown memorial despite emotional pleas from a rival survivors’ group that the memorial not include the name of Jim Jones, a judge ruled late Thursday. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Robert McGuiness denied the Guyana Tribute Foundation’s request for a […]
Links: Jonestown Memorial still stalled after decades (Bay Area News Group) Family members of Jonestown victims demand new memorial (KTVU) By any measure, the Jonestown Massacre is one of the most tragic episodes in U.S. history. Thirty-two years after the murder of more than 900 people in Guyana—followers of the Rev. Jim Jones forced to […]