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African American Studies: Civil Rights

This guide highlights African American Studies resources that are available via the Fordham University Libraries.

Recommended Books

African American Civil Rights Cultural Collections

Selected Multimedia

On August 24, 1955, 14-year-old Emmett Till reportedly flirted with a white cashier in Money, Mississippi. Four days later, two white men tortured and murdered Till. His murder galvanized the emerging Civil Rights Movement.

Title: Emmett Till Is Murdered
Author: History.com Staff
Website Name: History.com
Year Published: 2010
URL: https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-death-of-emmett-till
Publisher: A+E Networks

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