Emmett Till cousin on US inquiry: ‘What is the holdup?’

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — The government is still investigating the brutal slaying of Emmett Till, a black teenager whose death helped spur the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago. A Justice Department report issued to Congress about civil rights cold case investigations lists the 1955 slaying of 14-year-old Emmett Till as being among the unit's ...

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