Frontline: Un(re)solved What prompted the Justice Department to investigate over one hundred unsolved civil rights era murders? And what does justice look like for families whose loved ones were killed? Reporter James Edwards seeks answers to these questions, reflecting on his own family's experiences along the way. Un(re)solved is an investigative series from FRONTLINE. Hear the first episode on June 11.
Frontline: Un(re)solved

Frontline: Un(re)solved

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What prompted the Justice Department to investigate over one hundred unsolved civil rights era murders? And what does justice look like for families whose loved ones were killed? Reporter James Edwards seeks answers to these questions, reflecting on his own family's experiences along the way. Un(re)solved is an investigative series from FRONTLINE. Hear the first episode on June 11.

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In 1955, a boy from Chicago was murdered in rural Mississippi. Who his killers were was an open secret — but none were found guilty of the crime. More than 50 years later, spurred by the work of activists and reporters, a bill named for the boy would wind up in the halls of Congress. It was aimed at bringing justice to unsolved killings from the civil rights era. Around the same time, the Department of Justice and the FBI launched an initiative tasked with investigating these types of crimes. The beginning of this effort to right wrongs in the country's past was a moment of hope for many families. But what does justice look like in these cases, decades after the crimes?

Introducing: Un(re)solved

What prompted the Justice Department to investigate over one hundred unsolved civil rights era murders? And what does justice look like for families whose loved ones were killed? Reporter James Edwards seeks answers to these questions, reflecting on his own family's experiences along the way. Un(re)solved is an investigative series from FRONTLINE. Hear the first episode on June 11.

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