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Chicago Killing; Will Death of Derrion Albert Rouse Others to Action?

Derrion Albert, 16, was beaten to death on a Chicago street last week when he got caught in a rampage by a mob.

Now some ask for his mother to open the casket the way another courageous mother did when her baby boy was brutalized and murdered 54 years ago.

Mamie Till demanded that the casket containing her 14-year-old son, Emmett, be open so the world could see what hatred had done to her baby, thus helping to speed up the modern civil rights movement by spurring the involvement of others still on the sidelines.

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