8: The Murder of Emmett Till (Graphic)
GRAPHIC WARNING - 14-year-old African American Emmett Till was brutally murdered on 28 August 1955. The details of his murder are infuriating, as are the reasons why it occurred. But even more infuriating were the punishments handed out to the child's murderers. His murder galvanized civil rights activists throughout America, assisting in the fight for equality for African Americans.
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