It has been over 40 years since the death of Emmett Louis Till, a fourteen-year-old black Chicago youth who was slain in Money, Mississippi in 1955.
Keith Beauchamp is a man on a mission. In creating the documentary The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till, Beauchamp found himself on a 9 year journey that still isn’t over. This film chronicles the murder of a 14-year-old African-American named Emmett Louis Till. He supposedly whistled at a white woman and was later killed because of it. When the men responsible for this awful act were found not guilty by an all White jury, a groundswell of African American Resistance coalesced into forming the American Civil Rights Movement.
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