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The brutal Emmett Till murder case is being reopened. Here’s what we know

August 2, 2018 – 21 Av 5778

Based on new information, the Justice Department is reopening the investigation into the 1955 murder of Emmett Till, the African-American boy whose brutal killing by two white men in Mississippi became a galvanizing event that helped spark the civil rights movement in America. William Brangham gets reaction from Sen. Doug Jones, R-Ala.

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