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African American Studies: Civil Rights

This guide highlights African American Studies resources that are available via the Fordham University Libraries. It is edited by Kindra Becker-Redd.

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Emmitt Till - History.com

On August 24, 1955, 14-year-old Emmett Till reportedly flirted with a white cashier in Money, Mississippi. Four days later, two white men tortured and murdered Till. His murder galvanized the emerging Civil Rights Movement.

Article Details:

EMMETT TILL IS MURDERED
Author
History.com Staff

Website Name
History.com

Year Published
2010

Title
Emmett Till is murdered

URL
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-death-of-emmett-till

Access Date
February 01, 2018

Publisher
A+E Networks

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