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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent Six ex-law enforcement officers from Mississippi have admitted guilt for their participation in the torture and abuse of two Black men earlier this year. Five former deputies from the Rankin County Sheriff’s Office and one former officer from the Richland Police Department have admitted to federal ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent President Joe Biden signed a proclamation on Tuesday, establishing a national monument honoring Emmett Till, the 14-year-old Black teenager whose tragic lynching in 1955 ignited a nationwide outcry against racial injustice and discrimination. Named the “Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument,” the historic memorial will ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent The white woman who testified that a Black teenager named Emmett Till had made inappropriate approaches toward her, which led to his lynching and murder in Mississippi in 1955, has died. According to a coroner’s report, Carolyn Bryant Donham, 88, died while receiving hospice care in ...