Dar He: The Story of Emmett Till
Lord, take my soul.
Show me what you
want me to do and
make me able to do it.
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Dar He: The Story of Emmett Till
Mike Wiley
Friday, Feb. 17 at 7pm
Tickets: $20
In 1955, a 14-year-old black Chicago youth traveled to the Mississippi Delta with country kinfolk and southern cooking on his mind. He walked off the train and into a world he could never understand — a world of thick color lines, of hard-held class systems and unspeakable taboos. Young Emmett crossed that line and stepped into his tragic fate by whistling at a white woman. This riveting play chronicles the murder, trial and unbelievable confession of the men accused of Till's lynching.
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