Statue of lynched black teenager Emmett Till to be unveiled in Mississippi town

A statue of black teenager Emmett Till, whose lynching in 1955 sparked civil rights protests in the US, is being unveiled in a Mississippi town with a Confederate monument.

The 14-year-old was abducted from his great-uncle’s house in the town of Money, Mississippi, after allegedly whistling at a white woman in a country store.

He was then beaten and
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