Leslie McLemore

Leslie McLemore was born in Jackson, Mississippi and currently lives in Washington, D.C. where he is one of many lawyers in the D.C. area. His work has been published in the Jackson Free Press and Blavity. Leslie strives for excellence, moral integrity, awesomeness, changing dope diapers, open bars and he wants to leave this world a better place for his daughter, Harper.

Getting Out Of "The Switch Up"

After they discovered Till’s unrecognizable body in the Tallahatchie River, Carolyn Bryant, the woman Till made a slight gesture toward, testified in court that Till grabbed and verbally harassed her in a grocery store, stating, “I was just scared to death.”