Mississippi Trial By Chris Crowe

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In the nonfiction novel, Mississippi Trial, 1955, by Chris Crowe, we get a display of when our nation was divided. This illustration represents one of the most famous murder trials. The murder of an innocent 14 year old, Emmett Till, took the world by storm and sparked the civil rights movement. This novel is trying to exemplify the fear and discrimination that ruled over our world for a great period of time. There were people who had no soul or conscience, like the murders Roy Byrant and J. W. Milam. However, there were people, like Hiram Hillburn, who did not believe in the concept of discrimination as a fair lifestyle. This cruel story showed that no matter how “free” we were at the time, no one could feel safe. Our government has reformed
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