Emmett Till's murder and the acquittal of his killers mobilized the Civil Rights Movement.
In 1955, Mamie Till was unwillingly thrust into American history by her son's murder.
Emmett Till's body is taken to Chicago's Roberts Temple Church of God for viewing and funeral services. Emmett's mother decides to have an open casket funeral.
Dispelling myths to learn how the Black response to racist murder transformed America
What's the legacy of Emmett Till's murder? A professor of History and Africana Studies reflects.
Filmmakers and interviewees answer viewer questions about Emmett Till and his legacy.
Meet the boy whose murder ignited a movement.
No one served time for the 1955 murder of Emmett Till. But history holds these three accountable.
The sight of Emmett Till's brutalized body pushed many who had been content to stay on the sidelines directly into the fight for civil rights.
Mamie Till's decision to hold an open-casket funeral would make her son's death a touchstone for a generation.
A Mississippi sheriff becomes a symbol of southern intransigence in the Emmett Till case.
Emmett Till's great-uncle and cousin remember the night he was taken.
Eyes on the Prize is an award-winning 14-hour television that covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985., including the Montgomery bus boycott in 1954 to the Voting Rights Act in 1965.
Moses Wright's testimony in the trial of his great-nephew's killers stands as one of the bravest moments in American history.
After a five-day trial and an hour of deliberation, Emmett Till's killers are acquitted.
The photos of Emmett Till's mutilated body stunned the nation.
14-year-old Emmet Till's death was a spark that helped mobilize the Civil Rights movement.
"When people saw what had happened to my son, men stood up who had never stood up before."
The murder trial of Roy Bryant and his half-brother J.W. Milam laid bare the racism that ruled Mississippi.
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