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Sign marking site of Emmett Till murder shot up again after replacing bullet-riddled predecessor

For more than 50 years after the murder of Emmett Till, no historical markers in the Mississippi Delta told the story of the 14-year-old African-American boy who was dragged from his bed in the night, lynched and then dumped in the Tallahatchie River.


That changed in 2007. Eight signs were erected in northwest Mississippi, including at the spot on the river where fishermen in 1955 discovered Emmett’s mutilated corpse tethered to a cotton-gin fan.


https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/06/us/emmett-till-sign-bullets.html

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