Emmett Tills

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  • Got brutally beaten because he said 'bye baby' to a women in the shop.
    • Black people were not allowed to associate themselves with white people
    • Well televised.
  • Emmett Tills
    • His uncle handed him over
    • Got brutally beaten because he said 'bye baby' to a women in the shop.
      • Black people were not allowed to associate themselves with white people
      • Well televised.
    • Was strapped to a cotton gin, and was twisted in it, while in water.
    • 28th August 1955
      • Died in Mississippi
      • Was still an American citizen
    • His mother had an open casket so people could see what the monsters had done to him.

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