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The Emmett Till Statue Unveiling

Crowds at unveiling of Emmett Till statue, Greenwood (for the Greenwood Commonwealth)
Hundreds photograph the unveiling.
A young Greenwood woman sings “The Greatest Love of All” at the unveiling ceremony.
I photograph from deep inside the center of the crowd, a sea of upraised arms and phones.
Easily 1,000 people attended the unveiling, which attracted national news. CBS called the Greenwood Commonwealth asking for photos.
Spectators await the unveiling.
The moment of the unveiling; there was a sudden rush of people toward the statue.
An almost chaotic scene, or carnival atmosphere, after the unveiling in Greenwood.