A sign remembering Till, defaced with bullets, will be displayed across from the Star-Spangled Banner.
From a report on sundown towns to interviews with Angela Davis and Emmett Till’s mother, here are highlights from the American Archive of Public Broadcasting.
By designating the home as an official landmark, the city commits to protecting the structure from demolition and any significant renovations.
The sign honoring the slain boy is the fourth to be built in just over a decade due to repeated acts of vandalism.
This is the third historical marker to be damaged by bullets since it was erected in 2007. Now, three University of Mississippi students are facing a possible civil rights investigation after posing with guns next to the bullet-punctured sign.