Categories: Full Movies

Chapter 1 | The Murder of Emmett Till | American Experience | PBS

Emmett Till’s murder and the acquittal of his killers mobilized the Civil Rights Movement.

Learn more about THE MURDER OF EMMETT TILL, including where to watch the documentary:

In August 1955, a 14-year-old black boy whistled at a white woman in a grocery store in Money, Mississippi. Emmett Till, a teen from Chicago, didn’t understand that he had broken the unwritten laws of the Jim Crow South until three days later, when two white men dragged him from his bed in the dead of night, beat him brutally and then shot him in the head. Although his killers were arrested and charged with murder, they were both acquitted quickly by an all-white, all-male jury. Shortly afterwards, the defendants sold their story, including a detailed account of how they murdered Till, to a journalist. The murder and the trial horrified the nation and the world. Till’s death was a spark that helped mobilize the Civil Rights movement. Three months after his body was pulled from the Tallahatchie River, the Montgomery bus boycott began.

Tags: Documentarie
American Experience | PBS

Recent Posts

Rokit Bay – The Broken Souls (Official Music Video)Rokit Bay – The Broken Souls (Official Music Video)

Rokit Bay – The Broken Souls (Official Music Video)

Download Music Video The official music video for Rokit Bay - The Broken Souls Music Video Powered by mmusic Facebook:…

17 seconds ago

朝鮮“志願軍”啟程前往烏克蘭!頓涅茨克領導人普希林證實金正恩派出首批志願軍將於近期抵達頓巴斯 頓涅茨克成立“頓巴斯發展公司”對接朝鮮 韓美朝鮮半島軍演 裴洛西訪台 中國將報復美國不再對俄烏戰爭保持中立

Download Free MP3 PAYPAL 赞助联系邮箱: 成为此频道的会员即可获享以下福利: 第一频道:SHA SA 萨莎 Саша: 第二频道:萨莎-底层逻辑-shasa-Саша: 第三频道:萨莎-环球频道-shasa-Саша: 第四频道:萨莎-空降兵-shasa-Саша: 第五频道:萨莎-自我频道-shasa-Саша TikTok:SHASA_8979 萨莎频道 : twitter:…

5 mins ago

MAA – James ( মা – জেমস ) Lyrics Video

Download Free MP3 Subscribe to My Youtube Channel Turn on the Bell to never miss a Track.

7 mins ago

Remini app review #trending #tech

Download YouTUBE Videos

10 mins ago

Darling Krishna South Indian Movies Dubbed in Hindi Full Action Love Story | Mumbai Full HD Movies

Download Movie Movie : Mumbai Starring : Darling Krishna, Teju, Ashish Vidhyarthi, Directed By : S.R Ramesha, Producer By :…

20 mins ago

Dhanda Nyoliwala – Up To U (Official Music Video) | New Rap Song 2022

Download Music Video Fararmy Productions Proudly Presents Official Music Video of ''Up To U''. Sung & Lyrics by Dhanda Nyoliwala.…

21 mins ago