The family of Emmett Till honors his memory, 60 years after his murder

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

CHICAGO -- It's been 60 years since Emmett Till, a black teenager, was murdered by a group of white men.

The 14-year-old from Chicago was visiting his family in Mississippi when he flirted with a white woman.

He was kidnapped and found dead three days later.

His murderers were acquitted, a turning point for civil rights in America.

The family of Emmett Till and The Mamie Till Mobley Memorial Foundation will host a weekend of commemorative events.

FULL SCHEDULE HERE: Emmett Till Commemoration Events