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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

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Memphis: Downtown buildings are seen in the distance as the swollen Mississippi River spreads out in the foreground. (Tuesday, May 10, 2011.) Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Steve Inskeep speaks with Debbie Elliott

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