Social Science

The Blood of Emmett Till

Author: Timothy B. Tyson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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* Longlisted for the National Book Award * A New York Times Notable Book * A Washington Post Notable Book * An NPR Best Book of 2017 * A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2017 * An Atlanta Journal-Constitution Best Southern Book of 2017 * This extraordinary New York Times bestseller reexamines a pivotal event of the civil rights movement—the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till—“and demands that we do the one vital thing we aren’t often enough asked to do with history: learn from it” (The Atlantic). In 1955, white men in the Mississippi Delta lynched a fourteen-year-old from Chicago named Emmett Till. His murder was part of a wave of white terrorism in the wake of the 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared public school segregation unconstitutional. Only weeks later, Rosa Parks thought about young Emmett as she refused to move to the back of a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Five years later, Black students who called themselves “the Emmett Till generation” launched sit-in campaigns that turned the struggle for civil rights into a mass movement. Till’s lynching became the most notorious hate crime in American history. But what actually happened to Emmett Till—not the icon of injustice, but the flesh-and-blood boy? Part detective story, part political history, The Blood of Emmett Till “unfolds like a movie” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution), drawing on a wealth of new evidence, including a shocking admission of Till’s innocence from the woman in whose name he was killed. “Jolting and powerful” (The Washington Post), the book “provides fresh insight into the way race has informed and deformed our democratic institutions” (Diane McWhorter, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Carry Me Home) and “calls us to the cause of justice today” (Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, president of the North Carolina NAACP).
Literary Collections

فرانكنشتاين

Author: ماري شيلي

Publisher: Al Manhal

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Category: Literary Collections

Page: 112

View: 859

يعد مسار هذه الرواية بالتحديد أكثر تعقيدًا من غيرها، فقد طرحت شِلي فيها أفكارًا جريئة جديدة بالنسبة لعصرها عن الإبداع عندما يتخطى حدود الطبيعة، وقد تعاظَم هذا المسار واستقلَّ بشكلٍ ما عن الرواية نفسها، وصار في حَدّ ذاته نوعًا من المجاز والأسطورة شَقّ لنفسه طريقًا في الفنون الأخرى مثل السينما والمسرح والكاريكاتور والكومِكس، وصار اسم فرانكنشتاين مُرادِفًا لكل إبداع عندما يصير هوسًا يَجلِب عواقب وخيمة على المُبدِع والعالم، ومرادفًا للوحشيَّة وقد تحرَّرَت من عِقالها.
Juvenile Fiction

مكبث

Author: وليم شكسبير

Publisher: ktab INC.

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 121

View: 221

مسرحية من أعظم مسرحيات شكسبير قد تكون أقصر بكثير من مأسية الأخرى غير أنها لا توحى لقارئها بالقصر بقدر ما توحى بالسرعة والتركيز وهى مأساة رجل غير أخلاقى فى عالم أخلاقى لابد للشر ان يلقى فيه جزاءه مسرحية تراجيدية للمسرحي الإنكليزي ويليام شكسبير عن القائد الإسكتلندي مكبث الذي يغتال ملكه دنكن ليجلس على عرش إسكتلندا مكانه. مكبث أقصر تراجيديات شكسبير، ولا حبكة جانبية فيها تتعلق بأي شخصيةٍ أخرى. كُتبت هذه المسرحية في وقتٍ ما بين 1603 و1606، واعتمد فيها شكسبير بشكلٍ طفيف على شخصية مكبث الإسكتلندي أحد ملوك إسكتلندا. مُثلث هذه المسرحية مراراً
History

The Lynching of Emmett Till

Author: Christopher Metress

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 360

View: 209

Uses excerpts from newspapers and editorials and accounts of the murder and trial to examine the lynching of fourteen-year-old Emmett Till in 1955, in a volume which also contains selections from poems, songs, interviews, essays, and memoirs relating to the incident.
Juvenile Nonfiction

The Murder of Emmett Till

Author: Henrietta Toth

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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In August 1955, Emmett Till was a fourteen-year-old African American teenager on vacation. He had traveled to visit relatives in rural Mississippi. He would return home to Chicago to be buried. Emmett Till was murdered by two white men, making him a victim of racial violence that galvanized the unfolding civil rights movement. This account details the circumstances of his abduction, murder, and funeral, plus the subsequent trial. Readers will learn how his legacy still resonates today and how emerging information sheds a different light on what really happened to him.
Biography & Autobiography

A Death in the Delta

Author: Stephen J. Whitfield

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 193

View: 779

Looks at racial attitudes in the 1950s, and discuss the impact of Till's murder on the federal government and the Civil Rights movement
African American orators

Vital Issues

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Category: African American orators

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Biography & Autobiography

Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press

Author: Davis W. Houck

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 213

View: 586

Employing never-before-used historical materials, the au-thors of Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press reveal how Mississippi journalists both expressed and shaped public opinion in the aftermath of the 1955 Emmett Till murder. Combing small-circulation weeklies as well as large-circulation dailies, Davis W. Houck and Matthew A. Grindy analyze the rhetoric at work as the state attempted to grapple with a brutal, small-town slaying. Initially coverage tended to be sympathetic to Till, but when the case became a clarion call for civil rights and racial justice in Mississippi, journa-lists reacted. Newspapers both reported on the Till investigation and editor-ialized on its protagonists. Within days the Till case transcended the specifics of a murder in the Delta. Coverage wrestled with such com-plex cultural matters as the role of the press, class, gender, and geography in the determination of guilt and innocence. Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press provides a careful examination of the courtroom testimony given in Sumner, Mississippi, and the trial\'s conclusion as reported by the state\'s newspapers. The book closes with an analysis of how Mississippi has attempted to come to terms with its racially troubled past by, in part, memorializing Emmett Till in and around the Delta. Davis W. Houck is associate professor of communication at Florida State University. He is the author of six books, including Rhetoric as Currency: Hoover, Roosevelt, and the Great Depression and FDR and Fear Itself: The First Inaugural Address. Matthew A. Grindy is a doctoral candidate of communication at Florida State University. Keith A. Beauchamp, a filmmaker based in New York City, is the director of The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till.
Fiction

The Ghost of Emmett Till

Author: W. James Richardson

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 292

View: 933

This book is about a Caucasian lady, blonde hair with blue eyes, middle aged, by the name of Karen Kinborne, who was enjoying the prime of her life as a leasing manager of an adolescent years in the state of Georgia, she witnessed a lynching, afterward she married her childhood boyfriend, who exchanged his hood and gown for a police uniform. Their marriage didn't last too long, it seems like a curse to her, she was married three times between the ages of nineteen and thirty-five. Each divorce was caused by the infidelity of her husband with a lady of different ethnicity or minority during her pregnancy. There was a physical conflict caused by each incident in which Karen witnesses a miscarriage each time and she almost died, the blood from each minority ethnicity saved her life During the prime of her life, she possessed an ethnocentric attitude toward minority women, because of her past experience. She refused to get married for the forth time in her life, so she agreed to cohabitate with her Caucasian lover, and she thought that she was witnessing menopause, but she was pregnant with triplets, three boys, she birth into this world, each of them seems to be fathered by a member of minority; African American, Asian and Hispanic, causing Karen's Caucasian live-in lover to go on a rampage, attacking different minority's communities, injuring people of these ethnicities. The second Manuscript of this book consists of a group of poems of different subject title: Poetry of Erotic Romance, describing the personality of other with an attempt to fill the readers' mind with lust.
Law

Brown v. Board of Education and the Civil Rights Movement

Author: Michael J. Klarman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 296

View: 289

A splendid account of the Supreme Court's rulings on race in the first half of the twentieth century, From Jim Crow To Civil Rights earned rave reviews and won the Bancroft Prize for History in 2005. Now, in this marvelously abridged, paperback edition, Michael J. Klarman has compressed his acclaimed study into tight focus around one major case--Brown v. Board of Education--making the path-breaking arguments of his original work accessible to a broader audience of general readers and students. In this revised and condensed edition, Klarman illuminates the impact of the momentous Brown v. Board of Education ruling. He offers a richer, more complex understanding of this pivotal decision, going behind the scenes to examine the justices' deliberations and reconstruct why they found the case so difficult to decide. He recaps his famous backlash thesis, arguing that Brown was more important for mobilizing southern white opposition to change than for encouraging civil rights protest, and that it was only the resulting violence that transformed northern opinion and led to the landmark legislation of the 1960s. Klarman also sheds light on broader questions such as how judges decide cases; how much they are influenced by legal, political, and personal considerations; the relationship between Supreme Court decisions and social change; and finally, how much Court decisions simply reflect societal values and how much they shape those values. Brown v. Board of Education was one of the most important decisions in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court. Klarman's brilliant analysis of this landmark case illuminates the course of American race relations as it highlights the relationship between law and social reform. Acclaim for From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: "A major achievement. It bestows upon its fortunate readers prodigious research, nuanced judgment, and intellectual independence." --Randall Kennedy, The New Republic "Magisterial." --The New York Review of Books "A sweeping, erudite, and powerfully argued book...unfailingly interesting." --Wilson Quarterly