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Emmett Till marker riddled with bullets

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(Jackson Clarion-Ledger) The historical sign marking where Emmett Till’s body was found in the Tallahatchie River in 1955 has been riddled with bullets.

 

Since the Emmett Till Memorial Commission put up eight markers in Tallahatchie County in 2008, the sign near the river has been a repeated target of vandals.

 

It’s one of a number of civil rights markers and symbols that have been vandalized in Mississippi over the past decade.

 

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