Emmett Till

Emmett Till

Emmett Till, an African American boy from Chicago, Illinois, was murdered at the age of 14 in Money, Mississippi. His murder helped motivate the American Civil Rights Movement. The main suspects were acquitted, but later admitted to the murder.

Stories about Emmett Till

"Symbol of the movement" sits in ruin; family looking for buyer

  • Money, Mississippi
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