Emmett Till and his mother before his tragic death - The Emmett Till story.

Emmett Till would have been 76 years old today July Emmett Till and his mother before his tragic death - The Emmett Till story.

Emmett Till (1941-1955) was a 14-year-old black boy who whistled at a white woman and was savagely beaten and killed. That was in 1955 in Mississippi in the American South. The two men who killed h…

Emmett Till

Emmett Louis Till (July 1941 – August was an African-American boy who was brutally murdered in Mississippi at the age of 14 after reportedly flirting with a white woman. Taffi via Sarah Gregor

Standing as one of the most-heinous, race-motivated crimes in America’s history, the kidnapping & savage lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi. Considered a transformative moment in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Till’s death shocked a nation & still resonates deeply. Till’s murder helped push along the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1957, which allowed the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate in local matters.

Standing as one of the most-heinous, race-motivated crimes in America’s history, the kidnapping & savage lynching of Emmett Till in Mississippi. Considered a transformative moment in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Till’s death sho

Mass Meeting Protesting Emmett Till Lynching and Trial [in Mississippi] 8:00 P.M., Friday, October 21, 1955 at Community A.M.E. Church. . . , [1955]. Flyer. NAACP Records, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (107.02.00) Courtesy of the NAACP

Grand Rapids, Michigan: Mass Meeting Protesting Emmett Till Lynching and Trial [in Mississippi]

56 Years Ago Today (Emmett Died 08/28/55)- Emmett Till Case - First News Mention of Emmett Till Kidnapping by Mississippi Whites pt 1 - Jet ...

56 Years Ago Today (Emmett Died Emmett Till Case - First News Mention of Emmett Till Kidnapping by Mississippi Whites pt 1 - Jet .

Willie Reed, who risked his life to testify in the Emmett Till murder trial, dies at 76 - The Washington Post

Willie Reed, who risked his life to testify in the Emmett Till murder trial, dies at 76

Willie Reed, who risked his life to testify in the Emmett Till murder trial, dies at 76 - The Washington Post

Woman At Center of Emmett Till Murder Case Admits She Lied at Trial of His Killers

More than 60 years after an all-white, all-male jury acquitted two Mississippi men in the murder of Chicago boy Emmett Till, author Timothy Tys

Emmett Till & Tamir Rice

A 1955 photo of Emmitt Till is juxtaposed to a 2014 pic of Tamir Rice.

A young Emmett Till; his death at the hands of white racists helped galvanize the Civil Rights Movement.

A young Emmett Till; his death at the hands of white racists helped galvanize the Civil Rights Movement.Emmett Louis Till was an African-American teenager who was murdered in Mississippi at the age of after reportedly flirting with a white woman.

Emmett Till marker riddled with bullets

Emmett Till marker riddled with bullets. Shows who the real barbarians, uncivilized, and ungodly really are

1955  |  Chicago youth EMMETT TILL, at age 13, victim of lynching in South - Check out Free Emmett Till Audio book http://ebooksfromsusan.com/free_audio_book

HAPPY BIRTHDAY EMMETT TILL On this day in 1941 Emmett Till was born. He was murdered in Mississippi in 1955 at the age of 14 after reportedly flirting with a white woman. Emmett Till would have been 72 years old today. Our grandparents age.

The Ghosts of Emmett Till ~ Jurors from the Emmett Till trial revisit the case 50 years later.

The Ghosts of Emmett Till ~ Jurors from the Emmett Till trial revisit the case 50 years later.

Emmett Till & Trayvon Martin. I know you think we don't love our kids like you do but we do. RIP too young men where years apart Justice was not served.

NO Justice=NO Peace.KNOW Justice=KNOW Peace "Never Forget Emmett Till, Always Remember Trayvon Martin" :( why are we still making this kind of history

"Two months ago, I had a nice apartment in Chicago. I had a good job. I had a son. When something happened to Negroes in the South I said, 'That's their business, not mine.' Now, I know how wrong I was. The murder of my son has shown me that what happens to any of us, anywhere in the world, had better be the business of us all!" - Mamie Till, mother of Emmett Till. He was murdered in Mississippi in 1955 when he 14 years old.

Emmett Tills Mother collapses after seeing the condition of her Sons body

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