Till, 14, was brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955 after he was accused of whistling at a white woman. His mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, insisted on having an open casket so mourners could see how badly he had been beaten.
Thousands of poeple lined up to pay their respects at Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ. It was a key chapter in the Civil Rights movement.
The Sun-n-Sand Motor Hotel in Jackson, Mississippi; the National Negro Opera Company House in Pittsburgh; Rassawek, the historical capital of the Monacan Indian Nation in Columbia, Virginia; and Ponce Historic Zone in Ponce, Puerto Rico, are some of the other places that have been added to the list of Endangered Historic Places.