FILE - This combination of photos from 1955 and 2009 shows Emmett Till in Chicago, about six months before he was killed, and Trayvon Martin in an aircraft hanger. Six decades and myriad details separate the deaths of Till and Martin, two black teenagers felled by violence. Yet in the way America reacted to Trayvon's death - and the issues that echoed afterward - his case has created a national racial conversation in the much same manner as the saga of Emmett, infamously murdered in 1955 for flirting with a white woman. (AP Photo/File)

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FILE - This combination of photos from 1955 and 2009 shows Emmett Till in Chicago, about six months before he was killed, and Trayvon Martin in an aircraft hanger. Six decades and myriad details separate the deaths of Till and Martin, two black teenagers felled by violence. Yet in the way America reacted to Trayvon's death - and the issues that echoed afterward - his case has created a national racial conversation in the much same manner as the saga of Emmett, infamously murdered in 1955 for flirting with a white woman. (AP Photo/File)
FILE - This combination of photos from 1955 and 2009 shows Emmett Till in Chicago, about six months before he was killed, and Trayvon Martin in an aircraft hanger. Six decades and myriad details separate the deaths of Till and Martin, two black teenagers felled by violence. Yet in the way America reacted to Trayvon's death - and the issues that echoed afterward - his case has created a national racial conversation in the much same manner as the saga of Emmett, infamously murdered in 1955 for flirting with a white woman. (AP Photo/File)
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