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Emmett Till Casket

Emmett Till and Dr. King's Memorial

Eddie Glaude, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 10.26.2011 | Black Voices
Eddie Glaude, Jr., Ph.D.

Americans, especially African Americans, must not walk through the King national memorial without remembering our dead, without calling the names of those we know and acknowledging the nameless souls who sacrificed for a more just world.

Emmett Till's Casket Could Be Moved To Mississippi Museum From Desecrated Cemetery

SouthtownStar | LAUREN FITZPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Emmett Till's glass-topped casket that showed evidence of his death by lynching in 1955 turned up last week in the storage shed of an Alsip cemetery e...

Emmett Till's Old Casket Moved From Burr Oak As Civil Rights Icon Is Catalyst Once Again

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — When his mother put the battered body of 14-year-old Emmett Till in the ground more than 50 years ago, it was supposed to be the end o...

Emmett Till's Original Casket Found Rusting In Shack At Burr Oak Cemetery

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ALSIP, Ill. — Some horrified relatives who searched Friday for loved ones' plots at a historic black cemetery at the center of a gravedigging sc...