The blood of Emmett Till /

In 1955, white men in the Mississippi Delta lynched a fourteen-year-old from Chicago named Emmett Till. The national coalition organized to protest the Till lynching became the foundation of the modern civil rights movement. The author draws on new evidence to upend what we thought we knew about the...

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Main Author: Tyson, Timothy B., (Author)
Language: English
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
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Format: Printed Book Book Nonfiction
Summary: In 1955, white men in the Mississippi Delta lynched a fourteen-year-old from Chicago named Emmett Till. The national coalition organized to protest the Till lynching became the foundation of the modern civil rights movement. The author draws on new evidence to upend what we thought we knew about the most notorious racial crime in American history.
Physical Description: x, 291 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-281) and index.
ISBN: 9781476714844
1476714843
9781476714851
1476714851