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Emmett Till

Emmett Till was a young 14-year-old black teenager from Chicago, IL who was killed in August of 1955 for reportedly "whistling" or flirting with a white woman at a local grocery store while...

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Emmett Till

Mamie Till-Mobley, the mother of Emmitt and a tireless advocator of civil rights, died in Chicago in 2003. She was 81. Reverend Jesse Jackson delivered the eulogy, saying, "In many ways the...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2008, 11:58 pm (UTC)

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