Writing to Save a Life (Canons) by John Edgar Wideman
English | May 3rd, 2018 | ASIN: B077QCKQL6, ISBN: 178689372X | 209 Pages | EPUB | 3.70 MB
When Emmett Till was murdered aged fourteen for allegedly whistling at a white woman, photographs of his destroyed face became a flashpoint in the civil rights movement. A decade earlier Emmett’s father, Louis, had also been killed – court-martialled and hanged. Though the circumstances could hardly have been more different, behind both deaths stood the same crime, of being black.