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Documentary: “Who Killed Emmett Till?”

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Metropolitan Community College and the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation present the documentary “Who Killed Emmett Till?” on Thursday, Dec. 12, followed by a panel discussion with Omaha native Deborah Watts, a Till family member and co-founder of Emmett Till Legacy Foundation. The murder of Emmett Till in August 1955 became one of the pivotal moments of the American Civil Rights Movement. Through the documentary, viewers observe the timeline of the murder, interviews from witnesses and the murder investigation where Emmett’s killers were allowed to walk away without even a slap on the wrist. Share insights on how this story is relevant today, given the current justice for Trayvon Martin efforts.

Occurs once: Dec 12, 2013 (6:30 PM to 8:00 PM)
Contact Name: Barbara Velazquez
Contact Email: bvelazquez@mccneb.edu
Contact Phone: 402-457-2253
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Metropolitan Community College
Building 22, Swanson Conference Center, 5300 North 30th, Omaha, NE 68111

Ticket Price: Free
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