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Anniversary of Emmett Till’s Murder; Saturday, Aug. 28

This Saturday is the 55th anniversary of the murder of 14 year-old Emmett Till, an incident that galvanized the modern civil rights movement. (Left, the shed where Till was murdered on Aug. 28, 1955 outside of Drew, Mississippi. Photo by Susan Klopfer.) In observance, the Emmett Till Foundation today kicks off a weekend of observances commemorating […]