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Emmett Till

1955 warrant in Emmett Till case found, family seeks arrest

JACKSON, Miss. — A team searching a Mississippi courthouse for evidence about the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till has found the unserved warrant charging...

Congress passes bill named after Emmett Till to make lynching a hate crime

WASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval Monday to legislation that for the first time would make lynching a federal hate crime in the U.S.....

Mississippi county OKs contracts for Emmett Till statue

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi county has approved contracts for a sculptor to make and install a bronze statue of Emmett Till, the Black...

Emmett Till Will Receive Congressional Gold Medal

On January 10, the Senate unanimously passed legislation that will posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Emmett Till and his mother Mamie Till-Mobley. See the announcement...

‘For 66 years we suffered’: Emmett Till’s family disappointed as DOJ closes lynching investigation without new charges

By Josh Marcus The family of Emmett Till have expressed their disappointment after the Department of Justice closed its re-investigation of the 1955 lynching of Till without...

15-Year-Old Black Teen In Louisiana Raises Suspicion of Lynching, Photos Similar to Emmett Till Images

"We will be here fighting for justice for Bobby every step of the way."

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