The Story Behind This Evil Place In Mississippi Will Make Your Blood Turn Cold
Of all the historic sites in Mississippi, Bryant’s Grocery is perhaps the most infamous. During the summer of 1955, a series of events unfolded, which led to the small town grocery store becoming synonymous with one of the most horrific murders in the nation’s history. Even though it’s been decades since the shocking crime took place, the site’s evil history remains.
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Watch the video below for more on Emmett Till and how his horrific murder forever changed the country.
The first marker of the Mississippi Freedom Trail now sits outside of Bryant’s Grocery. Click here for more information.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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