Category Archives: 1950s

Emmett Till abducted from his uncle’s home in Money, Mississippi 60 years ago this hour (Aug 28 1955)


Video: 'The Murder Of Emmett Till - Documetary' (Aug. 28, 1955, at 19:46)

(Sunday, August 28, 1955, at about 2:30 a.m. local time)Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American from Chicago, was abducted this morning from his uncle’s home in Money, Mississippi, by two white men after he had supposedly whistled at a white woman. Till was found brutally slain three days later.