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The Murder of Emmett Till: A Graphic History (Paperback)
Incorporating the latest research, The Murder of Emmett Till is the first text to present this shocking crime--which still powerfully reverberates--in a graphic history format. Historian Karlos Hill and illustrator Dave Dodson provide a riveting narration of the events surrounding the murder
of young Emmett Till in a graphic format. Hill's meticulous research provides readers with both the context to place the crime in its wider historical setting and the primary sources to analyze the case in detail. Suggestions for how to effectively use the graphic history in the classroom make The
Murder of Emmett Till an ideal text for courses in American and African American history.
About the Author
Karlos K. Hill is Associate Professor and Chair of the Clara Luper Department of African and African-American Studies at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Hill is author of Beyond the Rope: The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory (Cambridge University Press, 2016) and is completing aforthcoming book on the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Dr. Hill was featured in Netflix's Devil at the Crossroads documentary on the life of blues musician Robert Johnson. He serves on the Clara Luper Legacy Committee, the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission, and the Facing History and OurselvesBoard of Scholars. Dave Dodson is a freelance artist based in California.