Emmett Till & the Civil Rights Movement

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Presented by Glen Ellyn Historical Society at Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Glen Ellyn IL

Mar 30
Emmett Till & the Civil Rights Movement

Discover why many historians believe the murder of a 14-year-old Chicago boy resulted in the development of the modern Civil Rights Movement in 1955. Our guest speaker, Mike Small, and his wife Tina were very close to Emmett’s mother, Mamie Till, until her death in 2003. Mike was a pall bearer at her funeral. Being involved in the Emmett Till story for close to twenty years, they have conducted many presentations all over the world at major universities, high schools, and public venues. They

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Please join us for this FREE, moving and extremely informative program. Refreshments will be served.

Contact: 630-469-1867

Email: director@glenellynhistory.org

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Glen Ellyn Historical Society

800 N. Main Street, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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