The gravestone of Emmett Till in the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois, is shown on May 4, 2005 Till, visiting from Chicago, was kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi in 1955.
The gravestone of Emmett Till in the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois, is shown on May 4, 2005 Till, visiting from Chicago, was kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi in 1955. Ed Wagner / Chicago Tribune
The gravestone of Emmett Till in the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois, is shown on May 4, 2005 Till, visiting from Chicago, was kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi in 1955. Ed Wagner / Chicago Tribune

Capitol tree planted in honor of Emmett Till

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