Center Receives Grant Of Nearly $700,000 For Work Preserving Legacy Of Emmett TillThe legacy of Emmett Till will become a tool to teach racial healing.
Emmett Till House In Woodlawn Designated Chicago City LandmarkThe Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley House, at 6247 S. St. Lawrence Ave., will be protected from demolition or significant alterations as an official city landmark.
Chicago Church Where Emmett Till's Funeral Was Held Listed Among Endangered Historic PlacesThis is where the funeral of 14-year-old Emmett Till was held in 1955.
Demonstrators Take To Dan Ryan To Honor Emmett Till, Protest Shootings Of Black MenMembers of St. Sabina Church held a protest on the Dan Ryan overpass at 76th Street Friday afternoon honoring Emmett Till and protesting racism in America and the shootings of Black men.
Remembering Emmett Till 65 Years After His DeathThe organization Purpose Over Pain and members of Saint Sabina Church said 65 years after Till's death, Black men are still killed because of the color of their skin.
Congress Makes Lynching A Federal Crime, 65 Years After TillThe bill, introduced by Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush and named after Till, comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation and after dozens of similar efforts were defeated.
New Emmett Till Marker Dedicated To Replace Vandalized SignA new bulletproof memorial to Emmett Till was dedicated Saturday in Mississippi after previous historical markers were repeatedly vandalized.
Photo Of Armed Students At Emmett Till Sign Sparks Possible Federal InvestigationJesse Lyons, assistant executive director of the Kappa Alpha Order's national office in Lexington, Virginia, said the Ole Miss chapter suspended the three men pictured after leaders learned of the photo Tuesday. The fraternity has long been associated with Old South and Confederate imagery.
Memorial Dedicated To Lynching Victims, Emmett Till, Unveiled At Montgomery MuseumIncluded on the monument is the name of Chicago teen Emmett Till whose brutal death in Mississippi in 1955 helped bring the civil rights movement to national attention.
Emmett Till Historic Sign Damaged With Bullet Hole -- AgainA sign marking the area where the body of Emmett Till was found in Mississippi was damaged again by gun fire.
Author Of Emmett Till Book Gave FBI Interview RecordingsDeborah Watts, co-founder of the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation, said it's wonderful her cousin's killing is getting another look.
DOJ Reopens The Murder Investigation Of Emmett Till"She died with this mission to seek justice for her son."
Feds Reopen Investigation Of Emmett Till's Murder In 1955The Justice Department said it received “new information” about the case, but the report did not indicate what that information might be.
Chicago Urged To Landmark 2 Emmett Till SitesThe 14-year-old Chicago boy who was murdered in Mississippi in 1955 after he was accused of whistling at a white woman.
Woman Who Set Emmett Till's Murder In Motion Changes Her Story: BookCarolyn Donham, the white woman who claimed Emmett Till whistled at her, now says she did not tell the truth in court, according to a new book.