Alex is a freelance writer and photographer based in Savannah, Georgia. Look for her writing in the NEW YORK TIMES Styles section, THE NATION Art & Books vertical, THE DAILY BEAST science vertical, THE BELIEVER, THE BITTER SOUTHERNER, and elsewhere.
She is the managing editor of BEING PATIENT, a science and news site focused on neurodegenerative diseases and brain health.
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STORIES FROM THE SOUTH
UNFINISHED STORY OF
IN THE DELTA
Emmett Till was murdered, and his murderers were acquitted, in the Mississippi Delta 65 years ago. Commemorators still struggle with what’s history and what’s hearsay.