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A Deep South Cold Case Goes Frigid
A groundbreaking new law instructed the FBI to investigate more than 100 unsolved racial murders from the civil rights era. But one reporter’s story, seven years in the making, reveals the government has done shockingly little in the search for justice.

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Clarion-Ledger
07.22.12

Four and a half years after the FBI announced it would reopen and investigate more...

Concordia Sentinel
07.05.12

A portion of a finger found in the charred rubble of Frank Morris' Ferriday shoe shop...

ColorLines
03.17.11

Recy Taylor was abducted and raped at gunpoint by seven white men in Abbeville, Ala.,...

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02.28.14

On February 28, 1964, near midnight, Clifton Walker’s ride home from work was cut short. On the twisty unpaved road he took as a shortcut on the final leg of the drive from the...

12.19.13

A week before Thanksgiving, on November 21, I received a text from Catherine Walker Jones from New Orleans. “Strange thing happened a hour ago,” she said, “...