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Emmett Till and the Interpretive Center in the Press


"New Exhibit Dedicated to Emmett Till Opens at DuSable Black History Museum", NBC Chicago, 2 June 2023.

"Emmett Till Interpretive Center Executive Director Patrick Weems", Zocalo Public Square, 12 May 2023.

Howard Ballou, "Emmett Till & Mamie Till-Mobley exhibit, ‘LET THE WORLD SEE,’ opens April 1 at Two Ms Museums", WLBT, 30 March 2023.


Marc Ramirez, "A national park could be key to preserving Emmett Till's memory, legacy, advocates say", USA Today, 12 December 2022.

"Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland Visits Mississippi Delta Sites Associated with Emmett Till’s Life and Murder to Explore a National Park"National Trust for Historic Preservation, 17 February 2022.


Jerry Mitchell, "A year after an Instagram photo of Ole Miss frats hoisting guns in front of a bullet-riddled Emmett Till sign went viral, questions remain", Daily Journal, 5 September 2020.

Alexandra Marvar, "The Unfinished Story of Emmett Till’s Final Journey", GEN, 3 September 2020.

Brianne Garrett, "‘Emmett Till Is Anne Frank To Black America’", Forbes, 26 August 2020.

Mike Suriani, "George Floyd unrest similar to reaction after murder of Emmett Till in 1955", WREG, 12 June 2020.

Grace Hauck, "Will George Floyd’s death with a knee on his neck become nation’s ‘Emmett Till moment?’", Chicago Sun-Times, 9 June


Grace Hauck, "Protest of George Floyd, Emmett Till deaths inspired calls for justice", USA Today, 6 June 2020

Ralph Eubanks, "What the Face of Emmett Till Says About Every Brutalized Black Body—Then and Now", Vanity Fair, 4 June 2020

Dave Tell, "White Statues, Black Lives: Violence Connected to Whiteness", Jackson Free Press, 3 June 2020


Dave Tell, "Opinion | Put the Vandalized Emmett Till Signs in Museums", New York Times, 14 November 2019

Maddy Quon, "After white supremacists mocked the Till memorial, $20,000 was donated to the Emmett Till Interpretive Center", The Daily Mississippian, 8 November 2020.

Vanessa Swales, "White Supremacists Flee From Emmett Till Memorial While Filming Video", The New York Times, 5 November 2019.

Christina Maxouris, Hollie Silverman and Artemis Moshtaghian, "A white supremacist group filmed in front of the Emmett Till sign weeks after it was made bulletproof," CNN, 4 November 2019.

Editorial Board, "Opinion | Why the New Emmett Till Memorial Needed to Be Bulletproof", New York Times, 23 October 2019

Jasmine Weber, "Emmett Till Gets a Bulletproof Memorial", Hyperallergic, 21 October 2019.

Aimee Ortis, "Emmett Till Memorial Has a New Sign. This Time, It’s Bulletproof.," New York Times, 20 October 2019.

Jerry Mitchell, "Ole Miss admits mishandling probe into students who posed with guns at Emmett Till sign", Clarion Ledger, 30 July 2019

Dave Tell, "Commentary: Protecting the memory of Emmett Till from the scourge of vandals", Chicago Tribune, 26 July 2019

Neil Vigdor, "Emmett Till Sign Photo Leads Ole Miss Fraternity to Suspend Members", New York Times, 25 July 2019

Jerry Mitchell, "University of Mississippi Students Face Possible Civil Rights Investigation After Posing With Guns in Front of Emmett Till Memorial", ProPublica, 25 July 2019

Audria D. S. Burch, Veda Shastri, Tim Chaffee, "Emmett Till’s Murder, and How America Remembers Its Darkest Moments", New York Times, 20 February 2019


Jason Daley, "A Memorial Sign to Emmett Till Was Defaced With Four Bullet Holes", Smithsonian Magazine, 8 August 2018

Dave Tell, "Letter: The Long-Delayed Pursuit of Justice", The Atlantic, 26 July 2018


Debbie Elliott, "6 Decades Later, Acquittal Of Emmett Till's Killers Troubles Town", NPR, 25 September 2015

Maya Miller, "Till Interpretive Center Seeks to Rewrite Civil Rights Narrative", Jackson Free Press, 26 August 2015

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