A dark moment in Mississippi history will be the topic of discussion at Delta State University.
The cousin of Emmett Till will speak about the fourteen-year-old’s abduction and murder. Reverend Wheeler Parker Jr. will be at the university in Cleveland, Monday night at 7 pm.
Till traveled to Mississippi from Chicago to visit relatives. He was brutally murdered after he reportedly whistled at a white woman. His murder was a major catalyst in the Civil Rights movement.