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Mamie Till Mobley

NPR's Michele Norris speaks to filmmaker Stanley Nelson about Mamie Till Mobley and his film The Murder of Emmett Till. Fourteen-year-old Chicagoan Emmett Till was murdered in Mississippi in 1955 for whistling at a white woman. His mother, Mamie Till Mobley, was instrumental in keeping the story of his murder alive. She died of heart failure yesterday in Chicago.

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