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After Emmett Till — Still Another Mississippi Murder in the Delta

Once the J. W. Milam and Roy Bryant trial in Sumner, Mississippi ended for the murder of Emmett Till, less than a month later in the nearby small cotton town of Glendora, a black service station attendant and father of four children was killed by a friend of Milam’s.*****(An excerpt from “Where Rebels Roost, Mississippi […]

New Park Honors Emmett Till

The grocery store in Glendora, Miss., where Till whistled at the grocer’s wife. Emmett Till Park to open in Mississippi Delta townBy TIMOTHY R. BROWN | Associated Press Writer 1:53 PM CDT, September 16, 2008 JACKSON, Miss. – A 20-acre park and nature trail in memory of Emmett Till will open Friday in the tiny […]