This story was written by Liz Ryan and Laura Nicholson.  It was produced by Manship News S...

In Louisiana, FBI examination of Civil Rights-era killings doesn’t bring new charges – Louisiana Illuminator

This story was written by Liz Ryan and Laura Nicholson.  It was produced by Manship News Service at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication. It is the fourth story in a four-part series from the LSU Cold Case Project. You can read the previous installments here. A retired FBI agent was at a Christian retreat in the late 1990s when a churchgoer confided that he had witnessed a shooting of five Black men in 1960 that he believed had been racially motivated. And when Congress started to pressure the FBI in 2007 to investigate dozens of cases involving violence …

 

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