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Emmett Louis Till

Emmett Louis Till by Dale Ricardo Shields   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. Emmett Till. born July 25, 1941. Chicago, Illinois. died August 28, 1955   “The murder of Emmett Till in 1955 sparked …

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