Another sad day in history…Emmett Louis Till (July 25, 1941 – August 28, 1955) was an African-American boy who was murdered in Mississippi at the age of 14 after reportedly flirting with a white woman.Till was from Chicago, Illinois, visiting his relatives in Money, Mississippi, in the Mississippi Delta region, when he spoke to 21-year-old Carolyn Bryant, the married proprietor of a grocery store. Nights later, Bryant’s husband Roy and his half-brother J. W. Milam arrived at Till’s great-uncle’s house where they took Till, transported him to a barn, beat him and gouged out one of his eyes, before shooting him through the head and disposing of his body in the Tallahatchie River, weighting it with a 70-pound cotton gin fan tied around his neck with barbed wire.His body was discovered and retrieved from the river three days later.——-Trayvon Martin (February 5, 1995 - February 26, 2012) was an African-American boy who was murdered by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida. Martin was making his way home from a local store where he bought a bag of Skittles and a can of iced tea, when Zimmerman approached him.After confronting Martin, an altercation took place. Moments later, Trayvon was shot dead…

Another sad day in history…

Emmett Louis Till (July 25, 1941 – August 28, 1955) was an African-American boy who was murdered in Mississippi at the age of 14 after reportedly flirting with a white woman.

Till was from Chicago, Illinois, visiting his relatives in Money, Mississippi, in the Mississippi Delta region, when he spoke to 21-year-old Carolyn Bryant, the married proprietor of a grocery store. 

Nights later, Bryant’s husband Roy and his half-brother J. W. Milam arrived at Till’s great-uncle’s house where they took Till, transported him to a barn, beat him and gouged out one of his eyes, before shooting him through the head and disposing of his body in the Tallahatchie River, weighting it with a 70-pound cotton gin fan tied around his neck with barbed wire.

His body was discovered and retrieved from the river three days later.

——-

Trayvon Martin (February 5, 1995 - February 26, 2012) 
was an African-American boy who was murdered by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida. 

Martin was making his way home from a local store where he bought a bag of Skittles and a can of iced tea, when Zimmerman approached him.

After confronting Martin, an altercation took place. Moments later, Trayvon was shot dead…

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