Major Cases

Major civil rights cases that the FBI has investigated over the years.

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  • Baptist Street Church Bombing

    A 1963 bombing of a Birmingham church by the KKK claims the lives of four African-American girls.

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  • Emmett Till

    The tragic 1955 murder of an African-American teenager in Mississippi shocks the nation.

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  • KKK Series

    This series details the work of the FBI to protect the American people—especially minorities—from the evils of the modern-day Klan.

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  • Medgar Evers

    Justice is finally served in the 1963 murder of a civil rights activist in Jackson, Mississippi.

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  • Mississippi Burning

    The murder of three civil rights workers in Mississippi in 1964 turned into one of Bureau’s biggest investigations of the era.

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