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Emmet Till Sam Taylor Aaron Eshman Ann You http://www.am 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=296010 &issublink=tru e&fromsearch= false http:// cdn.di pity.c om/up loads/ events /fcb6f 0b73b 63d61 e7f53 d2cc9 6dad2 9e.jpg
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. http://www.ameri 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=793083 &issublink=true &fromsearch=fal se http://neg roartist.c om/EMM ETT%20 TILL/ima ges/EMM ETTa_jp g.jpg
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 http:// negro artist.c om/E MME TT%2 0TILL /thum bnails/ J_W_ %20 MILA M_jpg.jpg
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.
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
Citation "Till, Emmett." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. 2009. Grolier Online. 20 Oct. 2009. "murder of Emmett Till." American History. ABC-CLIO, 2009. Web. 20 Oct. 2009.. "The Legacy of Emmett Till." American History. ABC-CLIO, 2009. Web. 20 Oct. 2009.. Watson, Lisa. Murder of Emmett Till. 29 June 1998. Web. 27 Oct. 2009.