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President Biden to Honor Emmett Till and His Mother, Mamie Till-Mobley

National monuments will be established at three sites

President Joe Biden will designate a national monument at three sites in honor of Emmett Till and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley — both of whom served as catalysts for the civil rights movement.

Biden is expected to sign a proclamation on Tuesday, which will be the 82nd anniversary of Till's birth.

The new monument will be established across three locations in Illinois and Mississippi in an effort to protect places that tell Till's story, as well as reflect the activism of his mother, who was instrumental in keeping the story of Till's murder alive.

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