The gravestone of Emmett Till in the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois. Till was murdered in Mississippi in 1955. Photograph by Ed Wagner/Chicago Tribune
The gravestone of Emmett Till in the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois. Till was murdered in Mississippi in 1955. Photograph by Ed Wagner/Chicago Tribune KRT
The gravestone of Emmett Till in the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois. Till was murdered in Mississippi in 1955. Photograph by Ed Wagner/Chicago Tribune KRT

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