Christopher Benson

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General Information

Name: Christopher Benson

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction


Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Mr. Benson is an Associate Professor of African-American Studies at the University of Illinois. He co-authored with Mamie Till-Mobely her autobiographical account of the murder of her son, Emmett Till.

Biographical and Professional Information

Published Works

Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America, One World/Ballantine, 2003

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Christopher Benson on WorldCat

Christopher Benson on Amazon


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