Emmett Till 68th Anniversary Commemoration in Jackson, MS. TILL Movie Screening and Educational Tour

The Emmett Till Legacy Foundation Commemorates the 68th Anniversary of Emmett Louis Till's Lynching August 25-27 Educational Truth Tour includes Jackson, MS, and surrounding areas in the Delta
By: Emmett Till Legacy Foundation
JACKSON, Miss. - Aug. 8, 2023 - PRLog -- In conjunction with community partners, sponsors, fellow advocates, and legislators, the foundation will honor the life and legacy of Emmett Louis Till, educate and enlighten attendees about the importance of keeping Emmett's undeniable true story alive, learning about the courage, fight and legacy of his mother Mamie Till Mobley, and acknowledge Emmett's place, impact, and influences on American history and our lives today.


Friday August 25

Press Conference

Mississippi State Capitol 10 AM

Friday August 25

Firehouse Chat with Students

Tougaloo College 12 PM

Friday August 25

TILL MOVIE SCREENING of the critically acclaimed motion picture "TILL", which tells the powerful story of Emmett Till's life and the impact of his tragic death. Attendees and invited guests will have the opportunity to screen the movie and engage in an interactive Q&A sessions with family members, members of the cast, producers and special invited guests.

Two Mississippi Museums  5 PM

Registration is required.

Saturday August 26

LEGACY TOUR — The TILL Trail of Tears, Terror, and Truth Educational Tour will take students and attendees to historic locations, sites and landmarks in the MS Delta, iconic to Emmett Till's journey, tragic death, the trial, and timeline in history today. The tour will include National Monument sites, established by President Biden.

Along the way, participants will hear personal stories from experts on the history of the civil rights movement.

Sunday August 27

DAY OF WORSHIP in White — The day of worship will honor the life, legacy, and courageous strides towards justice by Ms. Mamie Till Mobley at a church of communal impact.

New Hope Baptist Church.

Monday August 28

(The 68th anniversary of the lynching of Emmett Louis Till)

A Global "Time for Unity in Black and White"
*We all wear black and white
*Pause for a moment of silence at 12 noon,

Emmett's story, memory and legacy became a lasting impactful symbol of the Civil Rights Movement and remains powerful and relevant to the status of racial equality, equity, civil and silver rights nationally and globally.

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Media Opportunities:
Interviews and photos of key organizers, community leaders, partners and family members.

Please contact:
Scott McDowell
Teri Watts

About the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation
Emmett Till Legacy Foundation (ETLF) Founded in 2005, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to preserving the memory and legacy of Emmett Louis Till and his mother Mamie Till Mobley.


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