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African American Studies: Civil Rights

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Emmitt Till -

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.

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Author: Staff

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Year Published: 2010

Title: Emmett Till is murdered


Access Date: February 01, 2018

Publisher: A+E Networks

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