Who was Emmet Till?

Emmett till is black boy at the center of one of the saddest stories in American history about racial violence in the 1950s. As a black boy of 14, he whistled a white woman and for this is was tortured and murdered by two or more white men. The men who did this was acquitted by an all all white jury, and national outrage ensued. Go to youtube and watch the video on it. It will break your heart. You can find more information here: