Contributor biographical information for Simeon's story : an eyewitness account of the kidnapping of Emmett Till / Simeon Wright ; with Herb Boyd.


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Simeon Wright is Emmett Till's cousin. A major figure in the documentary The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till, he has been profiled in the Washington Post and has appeared on Tavis Smiley and Court TV._Herb Boyd has published_18 books, including We Shall Overcome: The History of the Civil Rights Movement as It Happened, and_is managing editor of the Black World Today.
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Till, Emmett, -- 1941-1955 -- Juvenile literature.
Mississippi -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature.
Lynching -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Crimes against -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African American teenage boys -- Mississippi -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Racism -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Trials (Murder) -- Mississippi -- Juvenile literature.
Till, Emmett, -- 1941-1955.
Mississippi -- Race relations.
Lynching -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Crimes against -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
African American teenage boys -- Mississippi -- Biography.
Racism -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
Trials (Murder) -- Mississippi.