JACKSON, Miss. (AP) â€” A civil rights historical marker in Mississippi has been vandalized, obliterating information about black teenager Emmett Till, who was kidnapped and lynched in 1955.
- 27 June, 2017 Emmett Till Mississippi civil rights memorial vandalised for second time in two months An sign marking the site where black teenager was accused of whistling at a white woman - something that would subsequently result in him being lynched - has been vandalised for the second time in two months. The marker on the Mississippi Freedom Trai...
- 26 June, 2017 The Latest: Probable cause to hold teens in child's death CANTON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on 3 Mississippi teenagers charged in connection with the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy (all times local):
- 28 June, 2017 Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high court JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the state's Confederate-themed flag to the U.S. Supreme Court.
- 18 January, 2018 Senate Advances Judicial Pick Hostile To Voting Rights For Black People WASHINGTON ― Despite protests by civil rights leaders, the Senate voted Thursday to advance a judicial nominee who helped draft North Carolina’s voter suppression law, defended racially discriminatory gerrymandering and may have lied to the Senate abou...
- 24 February, 2018 The Latest: Ban assault weapons, civil rights activist says JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on civil rights activists being honored in Mississippi (all times local):