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Simeon's story : an eyewitness account of the kidnapping of Emmett Till

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Wright, Simeon, 1942-
Call Number: 
323.109762 W953
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In 1955, 12-year-old Simeon Wright saw his cousin, Emmett Till, whistle at a white woman outside a grocery store. Two nights later, Simeon witnessed the kidnapping of 14-year-old Emmett from his own bed. Two white men abducted Emmett, and beat him so savagely his body was nearly unidentifiable. This horrible crime became a rallying point for the civil rights movement.