Emmett Till’s Childhood Chicago Home To Receive Landmark Funding
This year’s recipients of the grant money exemplify the “beauty” and “complexity” of the Black culture, experience, and history in America.
July 21, 2022 at 7:55 pm
It was announced yesterday that Emmett Till’s childhood Chicago home will be one of 33 sites to receive a portion of $3 million in a grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
The African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund will restore 33 historical sites & organizations that are pivotal pieces of African American history — including the Chicago (IL) house of Emmett Till’s mother! These places deserve to be preserved! https://t.co/TdVpMjAz5m— Ben Crump (@AttorneyCrump) July 20, 2022