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Emmet Till Essay

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Emmett Till was a young boy who lived in Chicago and was not used to all the racial issues in the South because he did not have to face them until he went to a small town in Mississippi to visit his relatives. He soon realized just how different the South really was. Emmett and a few friends went to a white-owned store, and on the way out he was dared by his friends to whistle at the white lady running the store. Later that day, he was taken from his uncle's home by the lady's husband and was shot, beaten, and with a heavy weight tied to his neck, thrown in the Tallahatchie River (Emmett Till and the Impact of the Images", 2004). A few days later Till's body was found in the river. Several hours later, Mamie Till was notified of her son's…show more content…
I was also under the impression that there is a law that says a case must be settled or brought to court within so many years or it is not admissible. "Justice to long delayed is justice denied" (The Letter from Berham Jail, 1963). The murder of Emmet Till was a tragedy that effected many people. I do feel that those who had anything to do with the murder should be punished but at this point there has been too much time that has gone by. I try to look
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