[act-ma] 02/11 Video -- The Murder of Emmett Till

Boston Militant Labor Forum bostonmlf at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 8 16:36:21 PST 2011


(A continuación en español)

The Militant Labor Forum presents:
 As part of Black History Month  - A showing of the documentary

 The Murder of Emmett Till
 
In 1955 Emmett Till, a 14-year-old Black youth from Chicago, was lynched in 
Mississippi.  Two racists charged with his murder were acquitted by an all white 
jury.  They later confessed to the crime in an interview with Look magazine.
The film is a powerful depiction of these events. The courageous response by his 
mother, Mamie Till, a Chicago city worker and others led to protest meetings 
involving tens of thousands of people throughout the country. 

The Murder of Emmett Till gives a vivid picture of a decisive chapter in the 
history of the Black struggle. You see some of the fighters who seem to emerge 
from nowhere and put their lives on the line. A movement grew up against 
seemingly insurmountable odds and won.
 
Friday, February 11, 7:30 pm
Militant Labor Forum Hall
13 Bennington Street, 2nd floor,
East Boston, MA 02128
617-569-9169 or email: bostonmlf at yahoo.com  
Suggested Donation -- $5 •Traducción al español

 
Visit  themilitant.com  and  pathfinderpress.com  for news, analysis, and books 
.
By train, take the blue line to Maverick Station and walk down Meridian about 5 
blocks to Bennington, at the Liberty Plaza

 

El Foro Militante Presenta:
Como parte del mes de la historia negro - una demostración del documental
 El asesinato de Emmett Till
 
En 1955 Emmett Till, un joven negro de 14 años de Chicago, fue linchada en 
Mississippi. Un jurado de blancos absolvieron a dos racistas cargados de su 
asesinato. Confesaron más adelante al crimen en una entrevista con la revista 
Look.
 
 “El asesinato de Emmett Till” da un cuadro vivo de un capítulo decisivo en la 
historia de la lucha negra. Se ve algunos de los combatientes deseconocidos de 
ninguna parte y poner sus vidas en la línea. Un movimiento creció contra 
probabilidades aparentemente insuperables y ganó.
 
Viernes, 11 de febrero,7:30 pm
Local del Foro Militante
13 Bennington Street, 2nd floor,
East Boston, MA 02128
617-569-9169 or email: bostonmlf at yahoo.com
Donación sugerida: $5 ● Traducción al español  

Visite  themilitant.com  y  pathfinderpress.com -- sitios del web para noticias, 
análisis, libros, y folletos.
 
Tome Tren Azúl a Estación Maverick, tome bus o camine 5 cuadras sobre  Meridian 
a Bennington hacia Plaza Liberty.


      
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