Timothy B. Tyson


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Timothy B. Tyson is Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Visiting Professor of American Christianity and Southern Culture at Duke Divinity School, and adjunct professor of American Studies at the University of North Carolina. He is the author of The Blood of Emmett Till, a New York Times bestseller; Blood Done Sign My Name, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and winner of the Southern Book Award for Nonfiction and the Grawemeyer Award in Religion, as well as the basis for a feature film; and Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power, winner of the James Rawley Prize for best book on race and the Frederick Jackson Turner Prize for best first book in US Hi ...more

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The Blood of Emmett Till

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Blood Done Sign My Name: A ...

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Radio Free Dixie: Robert F....

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The Black Power Movement

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Democracy Betrayed: The Wil...

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Human Tradition in the Civi...

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“If there is to be reconciliation, first there must be truth.”
Timothy B. Tyson, Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story

“The Lord works through deeply flawed people, since He made so few of the other kind.”
Timothy B. Tyson, Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story
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“It baffles me that people think that obliterating the past will save them from its consequences, as if throwing away the empty cake plate would help you lose weight.”
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