Willis, Larry: Oral History

A Delta native, Larry Willis talks about his involvement with the civil rights movement and the Emmett Till murder. He explains the happenings associated with the trial such as how people would react when someone black would try to share an opinion or attend the trial. Willis also talks about his opinions on the reopening of the Emmett Till case as well as his opinions on some elected officials.

Mr. Willis’s oral history, part one:

Tallahatchie County – Interview with Larry Willis 01 from Winter Institute on Vimeo.

Part one of his oral history can also be viewed here.