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Emmett till. By: George Davis, Giselle Garza, and Fernanda Guzman. The Emmett till case!!.

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Emmett till

Emmett till

By: George Davis, Giselle Garza, and Fernanda Guzman


The emmett till case
The Emmett till case!!

  • In 1955, a 14-year-old African American teenager was brutally murdered by white men while visiting relatives in Mississippi. His name was Emmett Till. His murder and the subsequent trial of his accused killers became a lightning rod for moral outrage, both at the time and to this day. The case was not just about the murder of a teenage boy


The emmett till murder inspired the civil rights movement
The Emmett till murder inspired the civil rights movement


Blacks started the quest for black equality
Blacks started the quest for black equality

Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.





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