Simeon Wright http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Eyewitness Of The Emmett Till Kidnapping Shares Story, Honors Martin Luther King Jr. In St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/eyewitness-emmett-till-kidnapping-shares-story-honors-martin-luther-king-jr-st-louis <div><p>Before Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I have a dream” speech, before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus, Emmett Till — a young, black Chicagoan — was murdered for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi.</p><p>In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Emmett Till’s cousin, Simeon Wright, is in St. Louis to give a presentation about the Civil Rights Movement and share the personal story that led to his participation in it.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 22:41:07 +0000 Camille Phillips 33056 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Eyewitness Of The Emmett Till Kidnapping Shares Story, Honors Martin Luther King Jr. In St. Louis