Monday, July 16, 2018

RACE IN AMERICA - Emmet Till Murder

"The brutal Emmett Till murder case is being reopened.  Here’s what we know" PBS NewsHour 7/12/2018


SUMMARY:  Based on new information, the Justice Department is reopening the investigation into the 1955 murder of Emmett Till, the African-American boy whose brutal killing by two white men in Mississippi became a galvanizing event that helped spark the civil rights movement in America.  William Brangham gets reaction from Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala).

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