A grand jury in Mississippi has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago.
A team searching the basement of a Mississippi courthouse for evidence about the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till has found the unserved warrant charging a white woman in his 1955 kidnapping.
A project named for a Black man who was lynched in Alabama is being awarded more than $235,000 to preserve a school that was important to the Black community in Lowndes County.
EJI will build it near Federal Courthouse.
The Equal Justice Initiative will announce their plans today to build a multi-million dollar memorial to victims of lynching across the country, and a museum in their building on Commerce Street. The memorial honors hundreds of people lynched by mobs in the U.S. in the decades following the civil war. It will be built on a six-acre site behind the…