Emmett Till

Emmett Louis Till was a 14-year-old African American who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955, after being accused of offending a white woman in her family's grocery store. The... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Emmett Louis Till, July 25, 1941, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • Died:  August 28, 1955, Drew, Mississippi, U.S.
  • Cause of death:  Lynching (bullet wound and mutilation)
  • Resting place:  Burr Oak Cemetery, Alsip, Illinois
  • Education:  James McCosh Elementary School
  • Parent(s):  Mamie Carthan Till-Mobley, Louis Till
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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