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“In the Name of Emmett Till” Author Discussion with Dr. Robert Mayer

May 2, 2022 @ 4:00 pm 5:00 pm

Emmett Till book talk Central Library May 2 flyer scaled "In the Name of Emmett Till" Author Discussion with Dr. Robert Mayer
In the Name of Emmett Till 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. Mayer’s narrative 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. Hear him speak about his book on Monday, May 2, from 4:00—5:00 p.m. at the Central Library in the Arrington Auditorium.

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Date:
May 2, 2022
Time:
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://bplolinenews.blogspot.com/2022/04/author-of-emmett-till-book-to-speak-at.html
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Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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