Martryed in Mississippi

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Mississippi has a long history of hatred and oppression of African. Americans. This started when African-American’s in Mississippi had to fight for their basic freedoms which were grant to them under the United States constitution and its amendments. In Mississippi, the Civil Rights Movement was a long and hard fought and not without an extensive history of martyrs. A few of the most prominent martyrs of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement are Emmett Till, Herbert Lee, and the three Civil Rights Workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner.
Emmett Till was born on July 25, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois. Raising Emmett Till as a single mother Ms. Till worked for the Air Force. Working 12 hour a days. Emmett had to take the big responsibilities at home while she was at work. Emmett went to an all-black Grammar school Emmett till was a popular student with man friends. Till’s mother came from Mississippi and still had relative there. Emmett as an only child wanted especially to visit his family in Mississippi.
Though his protective mother did not want him to g...

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