Clotye Murdock Larsson

in Memphis, TN, The United States
July 25, 1928

April 14, 2009



Clotye Murdock Larsson, a associate editor of Ebony magazine brilliantly covered the famous Emmett Till Trial.

From "Who's Who in the Emmett Till Case"
Murdock, Clotye (1928-2009) reported on the Milam-Bryant murder trial for Ebony magazine. Soon after the trial, she moved to Sweden and remained there until visiting Mississippi upon the 30th anniversary of the Emmett Till slaying. She published two articles in Ebony related to the Emmett Till case, “Land of the Till Murder,” in 1956, and “Land of the Till Murder Revisited,” in 1986. Just before the trial, while interviewing Mose Wright at his home, with Ebony and Jet photographer David Jackson, she witnessed a truck carrying six armed white men slow past the house. She has lived in Sweden fo

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Marriage Across the Color Line

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“Intermarriage is one of the most provocative words in the English language”
Clotye Murdock Larsson, Marriage Across the Color Line