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Emmett Till house poised to take first step toward official landmark status

December 3, 2020

The Chicago house of Emmett Till, whose brutal murder in Mississippi helped spark the civil rights movement, is expected to take the first step toward official city landmark status on December 3, 2020. The Commission on Chicago Landmarks will consider a recommendation for the house, at 6427 S. St. Lawrence Ave., beginning a multistep process… [Read More]