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Author Tyson, Timothy B., author.

Title The blood of Emmett Till / Timothy B. Tyson.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.
2017

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364.134 T988b 2017    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  364.1 T994    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  364.134 Tys    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description x, 291 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-281) and index.
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.
Summary 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 recovered in 2005; and a recent FBI report on the case.-- Publisher description.
Source B&T 02.2017 PARS
Subject Till, Emmett, 1941-1955.
Till, Emmett, 1941-1955. (OCoLC)fst00228763
Lynching -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Crimes against -- Mississippi.
Racism -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
Trials (Murder) -- Mississippi -- Sumner.
Hate crimes -- Mississippi.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Mississippi -- Race relations.
African Americans -- Crimes against. (OCoLC)fst00799595
Hate crimes. (OCoLC)fst00951873
Lynching. (OCoLC)fst01004334
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
Racism. (OCoLC)fst01086616
Trials (Murder) (OCoLC)fst01156368
Mississippi. (OCoLC)fst01207034
Mississippi -- Sumner. (OCoLC)fst01247447
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781476714844 (hbk.)
1476714843 (hbk.)
9781476714851 (pbk.)
1476714851 (pbk.)
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