Black Issues Forum

Tim Tyson: "The Blood of Emmett Till"

Season 32 Episode 3216 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

The story of Emmett Till's life and murder is one that pervades the American Civil Rights Movement, and it is well-known among activist communites. North Carolinian author Dr. Timothy B. Tyson has just published a new book entitled The Blood of Emmett Till, and his book draws important comparisons between the Civil Rights movement of the mid-20th Century and today's Black Lives Matter movement.

Aired: 03/06/17

Rating: NR

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