The Boy in the River

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Englischreferat: THE BOY IN THE RIVER In August 1955 the dead body of a 14 - year - old black boy, named Emmett Till, was found floating in the Tallahatchie River in Mississippi. In this year, compared to the post - Reconstruction period, when thousands of blacks were murdered, lynching was more a rare incident. But this lynching contributed to the occur of the civil rights movement. Till was killed in Money, forty - three years before James Byrd Jr. was murdered in Jasper, also outnumbered by the white man who murdered men. The reason why Emmett Till was murdered is, that he has returned the gaze of a white woman, who was walking on the street, and that he didn t look away like black man were supposed to do. Carolyn Bryant told her husband Roy, that a black boy had flirted with her. In ...

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