Mississippi: A Thread Through Time

Emmett Till

Special | 1m | Video has closed captioning.

Emmett Till was a 14-year old African-American from Chicago, visiting family in the town of Money, Mississippi. Two men kidnapped Till and gruesomely murdered him. Outrage over Till's murder became a major catalyst in the growing Civil Rights Movement.

Aired: 08/27/17

Rating: NR

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Mississippi: A Thread Through Time is a local public television program presented by MPB.