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In August of 1955, 14-year-old Emmett Till whistled at Carolyn Bryant, a white woman. His inadvertent violation of a sacred code of the South cost him his life.
Find inspiration in the story of a courageous band of young civil-rights activists who journeyed through the Deep South in 1961.
Relive 1964's Freedom Summer and the dramatic struggle for equality in Mississippi.
Meet a scientist whose groundbreaking writings revolutionized our relationship to the natural world.