In the name of Emmett Till how the children of the Mississippi Freedom Struggle tore down yesterday and showed us tomorrow

Title In the name of Emmett Till how the children of the Mississippi Freedom Struggle tore down yesterday and showed us tomorrow
Names Mayer, Robert H.
Book Number DBC09695
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Vividly explains how the brutal killing in 1955 of a fourteen-year-old boy in the Mississippi Delta inspired a generation of young people to fight for Black freedom. Details how the courageous activism of scores of Mississippi youth in the decade after Till's murder played a decisive role in dismantling the state's system of racial apartheid. Some violence and stron language. For grades 6-9.
Narrator Sullivan, Theresa.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes For grades 6-9.
Female narrator.
Contains violence.
Contains strong language.
LC Subject African American civil rights workers - Mississippi - History - 20th century - Juvenile literature
African American student movements - Mississippi - History - 20th century - Juvenile literature
African American youth - Mississippi - Social conditions - 20th century - Juvenile literature
African Americans - Civil rights - Mississippi - History - 20th century - Juvenile literature
Civil rights movements - Mississippi - History - 20th century - Juvenile literature
Mississippi - Race relations - History - 20th century - Juvenile literature
Downloadable books
Nonfiction
Talking books
Call Number 323.11960730762 ANF
Language English
Released 2022
Publication Info Jefferson City : Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library, 2022
Original Publication Recorded from: Montgomery, AL : NewSouth Books, [2021] 9781588384379
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