Emmett Till and the Whistle for Civil Rights

Emmett Till and the Whistle for Civil Rights

Sixty years ago, in the small town of Money, Mississippi, a young Chicagoan was kidnaped, brutally maimed and murdered in an act of racial violence. It was Aug. 28, 1955; a time of heavy racism and segregation in the South. The boy was 14-year-old Emmett Till, whose whistle and the horrific torment and murder it caused made U.S. history and galvanized the […]

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