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A bullet-riddled sign that once marked where Emmett Till's body was pulled from the Tallahatchie River is now housed at the Till Interpretive Center in Sumner, Miss. The historic marker was taken down after three white fraternity brothers from the University of Mississippi were pictured holding guns next to the sign. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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'Why Don't Y'all Let That Die?' Telling The Emmett Till Story In Mississippi

Emmett Till's 1955 lynching propelled the civil rights movement, but telling his story underscores a reluctance for some in Mississippi "to come to grips with its history of racial brutality."

A bullet-riddled sign that once marked where Emmett Till's body was pulled from the Tallahatchie River is now housed at the Till Interpretive Center in Sumner, Miss. The historic marker was taken down after three white fraternity brothers from the University of Mississippi were pictured holding guns next to the sign. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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'Why Don't Y'all Let That Die?' Telling The Emmett Till Story In Mississippi

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As part of a national plan reassessing the status of animals and plants on the endangered species list, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has recommended that Key deer be "delisted due to recovery." Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Trump Administration Opens Door To Dropping Florida's Key Deer From Endangered List

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David Coleman, CEO of the College Board, which administers the SAT, announced on Tuesday that the company's "adversity score" was being abandoned and replaced by a new tool that provides information about a student's socioeconomic background. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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College Board Drops Its 'Adversity Score' For Each Student After Backlash

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A sign warns beachgoers about sharks in the water at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet, Mass. Sarah Mizes-Tan/WCAI hide caption

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Sand, Sunscreen And ... Sharks! Cape Cod Beach Towns Do More To Keep People Safe

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An undated portrait of America contralto Marian Anderson at her home. London Express/Getty Images hide caption

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Turning The Tables

Marian Anderson: The Most Modest Trailblazer

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Marian Anderson: The Most Modest Trailblazer

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