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The blood of Emmett Till

Author: Timothy B Tyson
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2017 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part detective story, part political history, Timothy Tyson's The Blood of Emmett Till revises the history of the Till case, not only changing the specifics that we thought we knew, but showing how the murder ignited the modern civil rights movement. Tyson uses a wide range of new sources, including the only interview ever given by Carolyn Bryant; the transcript of the murder trial, missing since 1955 and only  Read more...
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Genre/Form: True crime stories
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tyson, Timothy B.
Blood of Emmett Till.
New York : Simon & Schuster, [2017]
(DLC) 2016023098
Named Person: Emmett Till; Emmett Till; Emmett Till; Schwarze; Emmett Till
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy B Tyson
ISBN: 9781476714844 1476714843 9781476714851 1476714851
OCLC Number: 949922865
Description: x, 291 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Nothing that boy did --
Boots on the porch --
Growing up black in Chicago --
Emmett in Chicago and "Little Mississippi" --
Pistol-whipping at Christmas --
The incident --
On the third day --
Mama made the earth tremble --
Warring regiments of Mississippi --
Black Monday --
People we don't need around here any more --
Fixed opinions --
Mississippi underground --
"There he is" --
Every last Anglo-Saxon one of you --
The verdict of the world --
Protest politics --
Killing Emmett Till --
Epilogue: The children of Emmett Till.
Responsibility: Timothy B. Tyson.
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The definitive account of the Emmett Till lynching, based on never-before-heard accounts by those involved, by an award-winning author.  Read more...

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"Tyson's profound conclusion moves the Emmett Till tragedy into the present time." * CounterPunch * "Tyson does an admirable job of condensing and updating information about the case, using a 2006 Read more...

 
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