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The Murder of Emmett Till

The Murder of Emmett Till

Book - 2018
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In August 1955, Emmett Till was a fourteen-year-old African American teenager on vacation. He had traveled to visit relatives in rural Mississippi. He would return home to Chicago to be buried. Emmett Till was murdered by two white men, making him a victim of racial violence that galvanized the unfolding civil rights movement. This account details the circumstances of his abduction, murder, and funeral, plus the subsequent trial. Readers will learn how his legacy still resonates today and how emerging information sheds a different light on what really happened to him.
Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing, 2018.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781538380574
1538380579
9781538380543
1538380544
9781538380550
1538380552
Call Number: j364.134 TOT
Characteristics: 48 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Bib Control Number: 1003837

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