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Black History Month Featured Lunch Film: "The Untold Story of Emmett Till"
Start Date: 2/27/2013Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 2/27/2013End Time: 2:00 PM

Event Description:
B.Y.O.L. (Bring Your Own Lunch) and enjoy the last featured lunch film, "The Untold Story of Emmett Till". 

Synopsis: In 1955, Emmett Louis Till was a 14-year-old African-American from Chicago who traveled to Money, MS, to visit his relatives. Till came home several months later in a box; Till had supposedly whistled at a white woman, and 14 white men, angered by the young man's perceived arrogance, beat him senseless, shot him to death, and dumped his body in the Tallahatchie River. Almost 50 years later, filmmaker Keith Beauchamp traveled to Mississippi to investigate the surviving characters in this heinous crime, and The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till combines newsreel footage shot during the investigation of the murder in 1955 with present-day interviews.
Location Information:
UNC Campus - Marcus Garvey Cultural Center /Davis House
Contact Information:
Name: Cateline Corbin
Phone: 970-351-2351
This event is open to:
  • Student
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Alumni
  • General Public

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