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Mississippi Trial, 1955
Transcript of Mississippi Trial, 1955
Created By: MarMar Williams
Ronnie and Ralph
Byrant and Milam
argues with his dad abundantly
does not like Greenwood
cares for his family- wants to make the right decisions
worries a lot
wants his son to do the right thing
"....remember to do what's right."
wants to do the right thing
argues with Harlan
is friends with Emmett
crushing on Naomi
believes that race shouldn't define a person
concerned about Grampa
" I'm Hiram Hillburn, and I knew what I was going to do: I was going to do what was right."
older brother of Naomi
doesn't like Negroes
does not enjoy his dad- has an abusive father
wants to start over in life
Sees that blacks and whites should be separate
Was associated with the murder of Emmett Till
Does not treat Harlan, like a father should treat a son- always argues with Harlan
Has a soft spot with Hiram
Does not do the right thing
Does not like Negroes
raised Hiram, when Harlan was at war
likes to dance together
They were dancing at night, randomly
younger sister of R.C
crushing on Hiram
lives in Greenwood
has an abusive father
sweet, caring and loving
wears raggedy clothes
tries to protect Hiram from the trial
"....maybe God put different kinds of people on earth do we can all learn to get along."
Hiram and Mr. Paul talk occasionally
knows what the right thing is
would speak up if it for the right thing
strict (when she wants to be)
"...I do hope you've saved yourself a little appetite. You're going to hurt my feelings if you don't clean up all this food before you go." (very caring)
14 years old
dare master- was dared to whistle at a white woman, and he did
is called BoBo
has a stutter
murderers of Emmett Till
was paid money to confess that they killed Emmett
beat up his father
"Givin' our lunch to a
You must be as crazy as your pa was."