What factors caused the brutal murder of Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955? What role did this tragic incident play in the emerging Civil Rights Movement? Through a slide-lecture presentation, Professor Larry Balsamo, Chair, WIU History Department, will explore this oft-mentioned and heartbreaking story.
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