Simeon Wright, Emmett Till’s cousin, died at age 74. Till's lynching in 1955 galvanized the civil rights movement.
The U.S. Department of Justice may re-open its investigation into the 1955 gruesome murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till for whistling at a White woman in Mississippi.
The family of Emmett Till arrived in Washington D.C. Monday night to find justice for Till’s death nearly 8 decades after he was murdered at the age 14 for whistling at a White woman. Deborah Watt, Till’s cousin and co-founder of the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation is set to meet with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions […]
The Tallahatchie County Courthouse, where Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam were tried and acquitted in Emmett Till’s death in 1955 is being converted into a museum.
Emmett Till's family is calling for a new investigation after a new book reveals that his accuser, Carolyn Bryant Donham, lied about a claim that led to his lynching.
In 1955, the death of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American teenager who was lynched after allegedly flirting with a White woman in rural Mississippi, sparked controversy across America. The two White men responsible for brutally murdering Till were let off by an all-White jury. The case brought attention to how racism is intertwined with America’s […]
The new legislation will allow civil rights cold cases that happened prior to 1970 to be reopened.
A memorial sign that marks the place where 14-year-old Emmett Till's mutilated body was discovered in the Tallahatchie River in 1955 is again riddled with nearly 50 bullet holes.
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It seems impossible to scroll through your Facebook timeline, Twitter feed, and news alerts without being bombarded with images of Black and brown men, women and even children being murdered in cold blood at the hands of police all over the country.
Sybrina Fulton and Michael Brown, Sr. will be taking part in today's events to commemorate Till's life.
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