Standing as one of the most-heinous, race-motivated crimes in America’s history, the kidnapping & savage lynching of Emmett Till in Mississippi. Considered a transformative moment in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Till’s death sho
A young Emmett Till; his death at the hands of white racists helped galvanize the Civil Rights Movement.Emmett Louis Till was an African-American teenager who was murdered in Mississippi at the age of after reportedly flirting with a white woman.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY EMMETT TILL On this day in 1941 Emmett Till was born. He was murdered in Mississippi in 1955 at the age of 14 after reportedly flirting with a white woman. Emmett Till would have been 72 years old today. Our grandparents age.
“ Photograph taken at the trial of Emmett Till by the infamous civil rights photographer, Ernest Withers who also doubled as a FBI Informant. Withers defied the judge’s orders prohibiting photography,.