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Black History Month 2016, Emmett Till

February 10, 2016


Questions -
1. Who were the two men who kidnapped and killed Emmett Till and why weren't they convicted?

2. Explain why Emmett Till's murder was so important to history?

3. Why do you think that this event is known as the spark of the Civil Rights Movement?