Join FSU Libraries and the Emmett Till Archives on Tuesday, March 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the Broad Auditorium, Claude Pepper Center, in a discussion about the “Educational Legacy of Mamie Till-Mobley” with Dr. Brandon M. Erby. Dr. Erby is an Assistant Professor of Writing Rhetoric, and Digital Studies and an affiliated faculty member in AfricanContinue reading “2023 Emmett Till Archives Lecture Series”
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New Additions to the Emmett Till Research Guide
o facilitate the Florida State University Libraries and the FSU School of Communication partnership with the West Tallahatchie School District in Tallahatchie County Mississipp
Women of the Movement: The Law and Emmett Till
On January 13 and 20, ABC aired the last four parts of the scripted historical drama Women of the Movement, centered on Mamie Till-Mobley and the pursuit of justice for her son Emmett Till. The dramatization of the murder trial of J.W. Milam and Roy Bryant, as well as surrounding events, naturally commanded screen timeContinue reading “Women of the Movement: The Law and Emmett Till”
Women of the Movement: The Press and Emmett Till
On January 6, ABC aired the first two parts of the historical drama Women of the Movement, centered on Mamie Till-Mobley and her devotion to justice for her murdered son Emmett Till. Among other sources, the series draws heavily from Devery Anderson’s 2015 monograph Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled theContinue reading “Women of the Movement: The Press and Emmett Till”
Emmett Till Archives Inaugural Lecture
FSU Libraries welcome Keith Beauchamp and Devery Anderson for the Emmett Till Archives Inaugural Lecture. Please join us for an evening of story telling and discussion. Dr. Davis Houck, Fannie Lou Hamer Professor, will lead the discussion with Keith Beauchamp, filmmaker and producer of “The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till”, and Devery Anderson, authorContinue reading “Emmett Till Archives Inaugural Lecture”
November 23rd marks the 100th birthday of Mamie Till-Mobley, American teacher and civil rights activist. The 1955 lynching of her 14-year-old son Emmett Till was a catalyst for the 20th century Civil Rights Movement, and her own activism was no small part of the dissemination of Emmett’s story.
An Original Poem by Linney Osias commemorating what would have been Emmett Till’s 80th birthday.
Propagating the Truth: Mamie and Me
I am honored to be writing about Mamie Till now more than ever because I am currently an Emmett Till Archives Intern at FSU. I have gotten to experience her story on a different level.
Introducing the Emmett Till Archives Interns
The Emmett Till Archives at Florida State University Libraries consists of primary and secondary source material related to the life, murder, and memory of Emmett Louis Till. Florida State University Libraries partners with the Emmett Till Interpretive Center, the Emmett Till Memory Project, and other institutions and private donors to collect, preserve, and provide accessContinue reading “Introducing the Emmett Till Archives Interns”
Telling Untold Stories Through the Emmett Till Archives
Friday August 28th marks the 65th anniversary of the abduction and murder of Emmett Till. Till’s murder is regarded as a significant catalyst for the mid-century African-American Civil Rights Movement. Calls for justice for Till still drive national conversations about racism and oppression in the United States. In 2015, Florida State University (FSU) Libraries SpecialContinue reading “Telling Untold Stories Through the Emmett Till Archives”