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New Emmett Till marker dedicated to replace vandalized sign

9 monthes ago   |   By ABC

A new bulletproof memorial to Emmett Till was dedicated Saturday in Mississippi after previous historical markers were repeatedly vandalized.
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New bulletproof memorial to Emmett Till replaces vandalized sign

9 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

The brutal slaying of the 14-year-old black teenager helped spur the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago.
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New Bulletproof Historical Marker of Emmett Till's Murder Rededicated After Repeated Vandalization

9 monthes ago   |   By Time

On Saturday, the Emmett Till Memorial Commission of Tallahatchie County, Miss., rededicated the historical marker to Till's murder. It was the fourth such marker after repeated vandalization damaged the other three.
The marker stands at the site where the 14-year-old boy's body was pulled out of the Tallahatchie River near Money, Miss. Till was kidnapped, beaten and lynched in 1955 after he was accused of whistling at a white woman. An all white jury later acquitted two white men accused of the murder. The civil rights movement was sparked in part by Till's brutal killing.
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Bulletproof Emmett Till marker dedicated to replace oft-vandalized sign in honor of murdered black teenager

9 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

A new marker dedicated to Emmett Till has been installed in Mississippi, replacing one that was frequently vandalized. The 500-pound bulletproof memorial was erected Saturday at Graball Landing, where the 14-year-old black boy was pulled from the Tallahatchie River in 1955 after he was kidnapped,...
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