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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 a movement …

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