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Emmett Till’s Childhood Home Is Named a Chicago Landmark

The home that Emmett Till grew up in has been declared a landmark by the Chicago City Council.

Emmett Till is the 14 year old Black boy from Chicago who was kidnapped, beaten and lynched after he was accused of whistling at a white woman.

His mom continued to live in a three bedroom apartment in the homes 2nd floor until 1962.


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