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Feds reopen investigation into 1955 slaying of Emmett Till - black youth from Chicago whose brutal killing shocked the world

One year ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago. The Justice Department told Congress in a report in March it is reinvestigating...
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Government reopens probe into 1955 slaying of black teen Emmett Till

Government reopens probe into 1955 slaying of black teen Emmett Till

One year ago   |   By WYFF

Two white men were acquitted in Till's lynching, but later confessed.
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US sending defensive forces to Middle East to help Saudis, region after oil...

US sending defensive forces to Middle East to help Saudis, region after oil attack

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US sending more troops & air defenses to ‘protect' Saudi Arabia & UAE - Pentagon

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Bill de Blasio calls off doomed presidential bid that ‘nobody wanted'...

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