Archive | Emmett Till murder

Amazon Reviewer – The Emmett Till Book, and To Kill a Mockingbird

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Share| Emmett Till was murdered in the Mississippi Delta (outside of Drew, Miss.) in the hot summer of 1955. 60th anniversary occurs in 2015. FOLLOWING IS A REVIEW POSTED ON AMAZON: The Emmett Till Book reads like a great thriller, told with breathtaking detail…a must read Emmett Till wasn’t just another child in the wrong […]

Who was Emmett Till? Author Devery Anderson provides a case study

Stories From Mississippi – Emmett Till’s background detailed in book by Devery Anderson. Along the Mississippi River “When eighteen year-old Mamie Carthan met Louis Till, a young man three months her junior, and nine inches taller, she was impressed by his sophistication and confidence. Born in Missouri and orphaned, Louis had just recently moved to […]

New Book Gives Added/Changed Information on Murder of Emmett Till

Saturday, August 20, 1955, Emmett and his cousin, Wheeler Parker, boarded the Illinois Central train to visit Emmett’s great-uncle, Mose Wright, his second cousin, Simeon Wright, his cousins Maurice and Robert Wright, and friends, all of whom he had visited before in the Mississippi Delta, near Money, Mississippi. They arrived in Mississippi on Sunday, August […]