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  1. Aug 24, 2022 · Emmett Till, in full Emmett Louis Till, (born July 25, 1941, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died August 28, 1955, Money, Mississippi), African American teenager whose murder catalyzed the emerging civil rights movement. Till was born to working-class parents on the South Side of Chicago. When he was barely 14 years old, Till took a trip to rural Mississippi to spend the summer with relatives. He ...

  2. The Emmett Till Interpretive Center exists to tell the story of the Emmett Till tragedy and to point a way towards racial healing. The center uses arts and storytelling to help process past pain. The 1955 murder of Emmett Till is described as the spark that ignited the Civil Rights Movement.

  3. The alleged youthful teasing of 14-year-old African American Emmett Till with white store clerk Carolyn Bryant, on August 28, 1955, led to his brutal murder at the hands of Bryant’s husband Roy and his half-brother, J.W. Till's death was the catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement.

  4. Dec 02, 2009 · Emmett Louis Till was born on July 25, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, the only child of Louis and Mamie Till. Till never knew his father, a private in the United States Army during World War II .

  5. Emmett Louis Till (1945-1955) was murdered while visiting relatives in LeFlore County, Mississippi. In 1955, two suspects were tried for the murder, but acquitted. In May 2004, the FBI reopened the investigation to determine if other individuals were involved. This release consists of the FBI’s 2006 “Prosecutive Report” on the matter and includes a type-copy of the transcript of the ...

  6. The Emmett Till Legacy Foundation launches: JUSTICE FOR EMMETT TILL CAMPAIGN Commemorating the 65th anniversary of Emmett Till’s murder and rise of his undeniable legacy. Click below for a list of all events, learn how you can get involved, get tickets, support our cause, and more!

  7. Emmett Louis Till (* 25.Juli 1941 in Chicago, Illinois; † 28. August 1955 in Money, Mississippi) war ein US-Amerikaner afroamerikanischer Abstammung, der im Alter von 14 Jahren in der Zeit der Rassentrennung in den Südstaaten der USA von dem weißen Lebensmittelhändler Roy Bryant und dessen Halbbruder J. W. Milam aus rassistischen Motiven ermordet wurde.

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