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New York Times – Emmett Till Archives

The New York Times keeps a fascinating archives of all Emmett Till stories written by its staffers. Take a peek here. Some recent articles include:Scant Progress in Effort on Old Racial KillingsEmmett Till’s Coffin Goes to MuseumAfter Inquiry, Grand Jury Refuses to Issue New Indictments in Till CaseRemembering a Boy, His Savage Murder and Racial […]

New York Woman Has Vivid Memories Of Mississippi Childhood; Remembers The Day She Heard About Emmett Till

For Senetta Smith, the road to literacy has been long. Ms. Smith, 68, talked to news reporter Clyde Haberman of the New York Times about her hardscrabble childhood in a sharecropper family in rural Mississippi, toiling in the fields from sunup to sundown. “As vivid as yesterday for her is the day in 1955 when […]