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1 Emmet Till Sam Taylor Aaron Eshman Ann You ericanhistory.ab c- clio.com/Searc h/Display.aspx? categoryid=4&s earchtext=emm et+till&type=si mple&option=a ll&searchsites= 1%2c3%2c4%2 c5%2c6%2c&e ntryid= &issublink=tru e&fromsearch= false cdn.di pity.c om/up loads/ events /fcb6f 0b73b 63d61 e7f53 d2cc9 6dad2 9e.jpg

2 Background information Emmet Louis Till Born in Chicago, July 25 th, 1941, from his granduncle's home in Money. He was raised on Chicagos South Side. A Chicago-born-and-bred African American. canhistory.abc- clio.com/Search/ Display.aspx?cat egoryid=4&searc htext=emmet+till &type=simple&o ption=all&search sites=1%2c3%2c 4%2c5%2c6%2c &entryid= &issublink=true &fromsearch=fal se roartist.c om/EMM ETT%20 TILL/ima ges/EMM ETTa_jp g.jpg

3 The murder of Emmett Till Kidnapped and killed on Aug. 28, 1955, by Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam. Three days after he was found dead in the Tallahatchie River. http: //w ww. mag giesf arm. it/et Roy _Br yant.jpg negro artist.c om/E MME TT%2 0TILL /thum bnails/ J_W_ %20 MILA M_jpg.jpg

4 Aftermath They had a trial to determine whether Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam had murdered Emmett Till. The public outrage that followed Till's murder marked a turning point in American society and culture.

5 Word bank Segregation: The act of separating one group or race from another Barbarity : savage brutality or cruelty in actions or conduct. Lynch : to execute without due process of law, especially to hang, as by a mob. Miscarriage : a. bad administration; mismanagement b. failure to attain the right or desired end Grievance : a. an actual or supposed circumstance regarded as just cause for protest. b. a complaint or protestation based on such a circumstance

6 Citation "Till, Emmett." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia Grolier Online. 20 Oct "murder of Emmett Till." American History. ABC-CLIO, Web. 20 Oct "The Legacy of Emmett Till." American History. ABC-CLIO, Web. 20 Oct Watson, Lisa. Murder of Emmett Till. 29 June Web. 27 Oct


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