Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement
Released! 09/01/2015
Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement
by Devery S. Anderson
Hardcover

Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement offers the first truly comprehensive account of the 1955 murder and its aftermath. It tells the story of Emmett Till, the fourteen-year-old African American boy from Chicago brutally lynched for a harmless flirtation at a country store in the Mississippi Delta. His death and the acquittal of his killers by an all-white jury set off a firestorm of protests that reverberated all over the world and s... read more

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