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What is a short summary about Emmett Till, murdered in 1955?

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Emmett Till was a fourteen-year old African American boy who was visiting family in Mississippi. Unaccustomed to the repressive racial etiquette in Mississippi, he was accused of making approaches to a white woman. Witness accounts vary, with some saying he only whistled at her, and others saying he made no advances at...

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