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WMPG celebrates the lives of Black men and women throughout the month of February. Emmett Till was a 14-year-old African American boy who was murdered in a brutal hate crime that occurred in 1955 Mississippi. His death, and the subsequent lack of justice against the killers, served as major catalysts for the American Civil Rights Movements.
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Rand, Jim, "Emmett Till" (2020). Black History Month Segments. 2.