Emmitt Till

The photographs of his mutilation by white racists helped to galvanize the civil rights movement in the US.
Now, a documentary: The Murder of Emmitt Till.
The violence done then ripples out in waves of emotional and psychic pain. And then we wonder why people are as warped as we often are. Trying to grow straight again Lillian Smith), impossible as its ultimate achievement be, must remain among our highest priorities.

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