Stories tagged: emmett till
Sat., Nov. 23, 2019
A commission behind a memorial for teenage lynching victim Emmett Till in Mississippi was forced to get a new sign with a glass bulletproof front and add cameras and alarms …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 21, 2019
The cars came one by one, down a gravel road and through a cotton field, to the edge of the Tallahatchie River and the spot where, 64 years ago, historians …
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Actor Mike Wiley will make his West Coast debut with a production of “Dar He” at the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center at Gonzaga University.
Tue., Sept. 24, 2019
The government is still investigating the brutal slaying of a black teenager that helped spur the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago.
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018
A renewed investigation into the brutal slaying of Emmett Till was prompted by a 2017 book that revealed lies by a key figure in the 1955 case that helped build …
Fri., June 30, 2017
When a memorial to Emmett Till was vandalized, high school students stepped up.
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017
The woman at the center of the trial of Emmett Till’s alleged killers has acknowledged that she falsely testified he made physical and verbal threats, according to a new book.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016
You get tired of being disappointed, you know? You get sick of being let down. Yet I am challenged by the hope of my elders.