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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Christopher Benson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born:


-- Christopher Benson on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=christopher+benson


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


Selected Titles At Your Library

Additional Title Information

Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America

, One World/Ballantine, 2003


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

cbenson@illinois.edu