Justice Dept. to Reopen Emmett Till Case

Some justice at last at the Department of Justice. It announced today it will reopen the investigation into the death of Emmett Till, a black teenager brutally killed in Mississippi.

Till was abducted from his uncle's home in Money, Miss., on Aug. 28, 1955. The mutilated body of the 14-year-old from Chicago was found by fishermen three days later in the Tallahatchie River. Pictures of the slaying shocked the world. Two white men charged with murder - Roy Bryant and his half brother, J.W. Milam - were acquitted by an all-white jury. Both men have since died.

Bob Dylan wrote a song about Emmett's death.

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