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Following news that three white University of Mississippi students were suspended from their fraternity after a picture of them posing with guns in front of an Emmett Till memorial surfaced on the internet, plans are underway to replace the current sign with a new bulletproof one. The sign, located where Till’s body was pulled out of the Tallahatchie River […]

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The Tallahatchie County Courthouse, where Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam were tried and acquitted in Emmett Till’s death in 1955, is being converted into a museum.

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A memorial sign that marks the place where 14-year-old Emmett Till's mutilated body was discovered in the Tallahatchie River in 1955 is again riddled with nearly 50 bullet holes.