The legislation will designate lynching as a federal crime.
The group, which had the Mississippi state flag, and a neo-Confederate flag with them, appeared to be filming a propaganda video.
The original sign, erected in 2008, was stolen and never recovered. A second sign was erected and vandals continued to shoot it full of bullets. The commission took it down in 2016 and replaced it with a third sign.
The first season will center on the work of Emmett Till’s mother, Mamie Till, whose life was devoted to seeking justice for her son after his brutal murder.
On what would have been Till's 78th birthday, we honor the life of one of the most important catalysts of the Civil Rights Movement.
Information regarding the photo has been referred to the Civil Rights Divison of the DOJ for further investigation.
The Mississippi memorial sign marking the spot where Emmett Till’s mutilated body was discovered has been found riddled with bullet holes just over a month since it was last vandalized. […]