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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | APNewsBreak: Government reopens probe of Emmett Till slaying

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago. The Justice Department told Congress in a report in March it is reinvestigating Till’s slaying in … Continue reading BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | APNewsBreak: Government reopens probe of Emmett Till slaying