Racial discrimination in the USA
Segregation made the whites enjoy some privileges at the expense of the blacks.
Racism deprived the blacks of their human rights and social justices.
Emmett Till’s death that sparked the fight for civil rights in the USA.
Thesis:New American Citizens should learn about this event to have theinsight of segregation, racism and know that the event sparked CivilRights Crusade in the USA.
The whites were highly valued, and the blacks were neglected (Crowe Chris pp. 76).
On visiting her family, Emmett made a visit to the shop and was accused of approaching a white woman in a lewd manner. He was brutally murdered.
The mother conducted an open casket burial for the whole world to see what the racial murderers had done.
After the burial, she filed a case against the killers who were found not guilty by a jury comprising of whites only.
The panel shows how racial discrimination heightened to the extent that there were no blacks in the higher ranks of legal services.
Civil Rights Movement
The trial brought to light the injustices of the Jim Crow segregation.
It became an impetus of the fight for the civil rights (Till-Mobley et. al pp 4).
Why this event is important to new Americans
It helps in illustrating how segregation manifested.
Helps in knowing some forms of racial discrimination and possible ways to eliminate it.
The event assists in understanding the development of civil rights movements which fought for racial equality (Till-Mobley et. al pp 4).
Segregation and racism resulted in unjust treatment of the blacks.
There is the need for new Americans to learn on the past discrimination and ethnic injustices to appreciate the existence of civil rights movements.
Crowe,Chris. Getting Away With Murder: The True Story Of The Case. 1st ed., 2003.
Lawenforcement sensitive: Federal Bureau of Investigation. ProsecutiveReport of Investigation Concerning The Death Of Emett Till. 2006.
"LynchingOf ". 2017,http://spartacus-educational.com/USAtillE.htm.
Till-Mobley,Mamie, and Christopher Benson. Death Of Innocence: The Story OfThe Hate Crime That Changed America. 1st ed., New York, RandomHouse, 2011,.
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