NAACP Pushes Federal Investigation of Hanging in Mississippi

Jackson Free Press | March 31, 2011
Two workers found 26-year-old Frederick Jermaine Carter's body Dec. 3 hanging from a tree limb in predominantly white north Greenwood, Miss. Carter, who was African American, worked with his stepfather on a painting job in the area the previous day. He wandered off the site after his stepfather left to pick up more supplies.

Jackson Free Press

The Jackson Free Press (JFP) is Jackson's smart alternative, covering news, culture and politics for Mississippi's capital city. The JFP is Mississippi's first and only AAN publication, serving a growing metropolitan area of 450,000, including 30,000+ college students. Steeped in...
More »
Contact for Reprint Rights
  • Market Served: Metropolitan Area
  • Address: 125 S. Congress St., Suite 1324, Jackson, MS 39201
  • Phone: (601) 362-6121