Simeon's Story

Simeon's Story

An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till

eBook - 2010
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Simeon Wright, the cousin of Emmett Till, a fourteen-year-old African-American who was beaten and killed in 1955 for whistling at a white woman, reflects on what it was like to grow up in Mississippi during the 1940s and 1950s, reveals details about the night Emmett was kidnapped, and reflects on how the crime and trial affected his family and the community.
Publisher: Chicago : Lawrence Hill Books, c2010.
ISBN: 9781569765425
Characteristics: xvi, 144 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Boyd, Herb 1938-
Study Program: Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 6.6 5.0 148400.


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