Emmett Till: 55 years since the murde...

Emmett Till: 55 years since the murder that inspired the Civil Rights movement

There are 2 comments on the Examiner.com story from Aug 30, 2010, titled Emmett Till: 55 years since the murder that inspired the Civil Rights movement. In it, Examiner.com reports that:

This past Friday in Jackson's Clarion-Ledger , journalist Jerry Mitchell reported that there is a movement underway to restore and renovate Money, Mississippi's Bryant Grocery and Meat Market, one of the most important sites of the Civil Rights movement.

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Clermont, FL

#1 Sep 5, 2010
I, for one, would like to see Bryant's Grocery and Meat Market restored with the most original material inside. I am willing to donate to have this done and also planning to visit Money, MS, in the Dec / Jan timeframe. High on my list is to visit the site of the Grocery and J. Milam's old address (which I understand that the house is gone).

Too bad that history is disappearing since I believe once restored, Money will be able to attract money from people who visit. Restaurants, hotels and souvenirs would be a good source of income for the town.

Oklahoma City, OK

#2 Sep 16, 2010
Highway 49 north should be called Rex Kelly highway
not just Emmett Till highway.Rex Kelly was robed then shot and left for dead by 2 black people just a few miles north of the Emmett Till sign.Rex did nothing wrong other than pick them up for a ride.Some people like living in the past because it gets them money and also elected.

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