Biden to designate national monument for Emmett Till
President Joe Biden will establish a national monument to honour Emmett Till, a black teenager who was lynched in 1955 in Mississippi, as well as his mother, a White House official said.
Till's lynching and the activism of his mother Mamie Till-Mobley helped galvanise the civil rights movement.
Mr Biden will sign a proclamation on Tuesday which is Till's birthday, 25 July.
It comes a year after he signed the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act into law.
The Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument will include three separate sites in...