Saturday, January 30, 2010

Gwendolyn Brooks

For Tuesday, watch "4 Little Girls" at the library and read "A Bronzeville Mother Loiters in Mississippi. Meanwhile, a Mississippi Mother Burns Bacon." and "The Last Quatrain of the Ballad of Emmett Till" from your Gwendolyn Brooks collection.

Additional information on the Sixteenth Street Bombing:

About the 1963 Birmingham Bombing
by Modern American Poetry

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing
from The Birmingham Public Library Digital Collections

A video on the death of Emmett Till:

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