1. January 23, 1906
This story begins with Ed Johnson being wrongfully accused of Nevada Taylor’s rape in 1906.
In 1906, a young African American man named Ed Johnson was murdered by a lynch mob on the Walnut Street Bridge in his home town of Chattanooga, Tennessee. We Care Now is the story of what happened to Ed Johnson and what a group of citizens are doing today to memorialize him. We Care Now was created by the podcasting students of Will Davis at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.