“Emmett and Trayvon:” Elijah Anderson Article in Washington Monthly

Emmett & Trayvon
Department News
January 14, 2013

Emmett Till, 14, who was murdered in 1955, and Trayvon Martin, 17, slain in 2011, have become symbols of some of the challenges that have faced young black men in America. Professor Elijah Anderson compares their killings, and “different strains of racial tension,” in an article in Washington Monthly. Read the full article: “Emmett and Trayvon: How Racial Prejudice Has Changed in the Past Sixty Years.” >>