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Posted on September 6th, 2022 by Carrie E. Foote

Emmett Till’s murder is an outrage that still haunts our history. So do the lies in the media set in motion by the discovery of his mutilated body 67 years ago. Read more in this recent essay in The Nation by Chris Lamb, Chair of the department of journalism and public relations at IUPUI.

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Emmett Till, murdered in Mississippi in August, 1955. (Bettmann / Getty Images)