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Emmett Till Cold Cases

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The U.S. Department of Justice has shut down its investigation into the Emmett Till slaying, closing the door on possible charges.

Documentary filmmaker Keith Beauchamp, who has worked closely with the FBI on the case, said the department has “not publicly stated the case is closed, but it’s closed.”

There are no indications the state of Mississippi will pursue a murder charge in the death of the 14-year-old African-American youth from Chicago, which took place 65 years ago today. In 2007, a Mississippi grand jury declined to bring charges.

Asked about the Till case, all District Attorney W. Dewayne Richardson of Greenville would say is “I don’t have anything to report.”

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White People Who Committed Heinous Crimes And Didn’t Go To Prison

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One of the most glaring examples of racism in this country is the corrupt criminal justice system. White people can many times commit violent crimes with little to no punishment, especially compared to their Black counterparts. This year alone, people have been mortified after seeing freedom secured by the likes of former Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld, who killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose by shooting him in the back, and Zoe Reardon, the 18-year-old who killed three people with her car, including a three-month-old baby. Now, Shane Piche, 26, who admitted to raping a 14-year-old girl, will also not serve a milli-second in prison despite being convicted for the heinous crime. Continue reading