Shadows Of Emmett Till

By Bob Newman


U.S. Publication: December 2022

A photo book with two book blocks.  The first “book” showcases archival images of Jim Crow times, Emmett Till, his funeral, the trial of Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam and selected Civil Rights images related to Emmett Till.  The second and larger “book” introduces Bob Newman’s contemporary photographs of the Mississippi Delta and includes what remains of Emmett Till’s time.  W. Ralph Eubanks and Bob Newman have contributed essays providing context for the photographs, which are accompanied by poems (Kevin Young and Patricia Smith) and maps (David Atkinson) of the Mississippi Delta.

Edited by:  Magdalena Solé
Texts by W. Ralph Eubanks and Bob Newman
Poems by:  Patricia Smith and Kevin Young
Designed by: probsteibooks
Hardcover,  two book blocks, Swiss binding, & various printing techniques
9 1/2” x 11 3/4” (24 x 30 cm), 140 color and 70 duotone illustrations
ISBN 978-3-96900-069-4
US – $90.00 

A publication, both alarming and poignant, that sheds light on unresolved racial injustices in the time of Black Lives Matter