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October 30, 2006

A Tribute To Emmett Till 2

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Posted by at October 30, 2006 10:41 AM | Emmett Till

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The imagery, supported by Billie Holliday's powerful song, projects the tragedy surrounding Emmett Till's lynching. What is now recorded as history, recreated for us in this picture book, is re-cast as a reminder to not repeat the past, and assert a call for hope in hopelessness, love and forgiveness for hateful actions, though haunted with blood and grief.

Posted by: Mary F. Wright at October 30, 2006 11:21 AM

I haven't really ever experienced a tragedy. The closed to tragedy has been my grandma's death; however, I knew that she would die of cancer. I simply dealt with it like anyone else: grief!

Posted by: Natalie Senske at November 13, 2006 5:23 PM