Emmett Till: Then and Today


Emmett Till: Then and TodayIn 1955, Emmett Till was 14-years-old when he was accused of acting inappropriately towards a white woman. The accusation led to Till’s brutal murder, where his body was horribly mutilated and left in the Tallahatchie...

In 1955, Emmett Till was 14-years-old when he was accused of acting inappropriately towards a white woman. The accusation led to Till’s brutal murder, where his body was horribly mutilated and left in the Tallahatchie River. His mother, Mamie Till,  had an open casket funeral in hopes that it would inspire a change.

Warning: The link (video) contains visual content that may be disturbing to some viewers.

In recent news, the woman who accused Emmett Till recently confessed that she exaggerated parts of her story. 

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