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This month in history; Emmett Till article released by Look Magazine

On Jan. 24, 1956, a major publication, Look magazine published an article in which two white men from Mississippi, confessed to brutally murdering 14-year-old Emmett Till, a Black teen from Chicago who was visiting family in Mississippi. From the Land of Emmett Till: Courthouse across the Cassidy bayou in Sumner, Mississippi (where the trial of J.W. Milam […]

Who Killed Emmett Till? Free download

I moved to the Mississippi Delta in 2003 as the Emmett Till cold case was opened. Living on the grounds of Parchman Penitentiary, a notorious compound with a fascinating history, gave me a unique opportunity to take a fresh look at this civil rights ground-breaking event and to meet some of the people who still […]