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

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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


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