His name is Emmett Till. Flowers placed on Emmett Till's gravesite at Burr Oak Cemetery in Aslip, Ill. in 2014 Carlos Javier Ortiz—ReduxSixty-six years later, Emmett Till’s story remains harrowing but also emblematic. If there is hope, it lies in this truth: the story of Emmett Till became a sorrowful symbolic catalyst for further action in the American civil rights movement. If Emmett Till were 80 years old today, what is the life that he would have led? To learn more about the enduring legacy of Emmett Till, join Dr. Alexander for the Mellon Foundation’s virtual roundtable discussion, “Let the People See What They Did to My Boy”: Commemorating Emmett Till for Future GenerationsSign up for Inside TIME.
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