Marker honoring bluesman Robert Johns...

Marker honoring bluesman Robert Johnson stolen

There are 1 comment on the WDAM-TV Hattiesburg story from Aug 26, 2007, titled Marker honoring bluesman Robert Johnson stolen. In it, WDAM-TV Hattiesburg reports that:

Greenwood Marker honoring bluesman Robert Johnson stolen The $8,000 Mississippi Blues Trail marker that honors bluesman Robert Johnson has been stolen from its spot on Money Road. via WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

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Meridian, MS

#1 Aug 26, 2007
I just read this story in the Greenwood Commonwealth and it's not surprising that you still have racist people in Greenwood and the nation as a whole. I say racist because only somebody white would do something so stupid and ignorant. They stole the Emmett Till marker last weekend and now this. The Robert Johnson marker was on state-owned property and I hope that when the capture - if they capture - whoever is responsible for it, they throw the book at 'em. Here's a great idea: Install a motion camera in the church - which is located a few feet from the sign site - and replace the marker. See what happens then.

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