Sunday, 27 February 2011
Emmett Till - Part 2, Civil Rights Movement History Documentary
http://yearslaterwewouldremember.com - Watch part2 of this compelling excerpt from Civil Rights Heroes, a documentary from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Martin Kent, which originally aired on Discovery Networks. Emmett Till was a 14-year-old African-American boy, who was murdered by white racists in the racially segregated Mississippi of 1955. The men who killed him were acquitted. After their trial, they infamously admitted their part in the murder. Tills death, which made national headlines, set off a firestorm that launched the Civil Rights Movement. A Civil Rights Movement History Documentary, Black History Month.
Posted by Irishgreeneyes at 15:54