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Lawrence Guyot, long time civil rights advocate, dies

Lawrence Guyot (July 17, 1939 – November 23, 2012) was a civil rights activist who was the head of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party from 1964 (Publisher’s note: This story just came in. Lawrence Guyot was a longtime fighter for civil rights. I had the pleasure of meeting him in Philadelphia, Miss., on the steps of […]

Mississippi Lynching Becomes ‘Theatrical Spectacular ‘

In observance of the 54th anniversary of the murder of Emmett Till (July 25, 1941 – August 28, 1955), I am blogging my new book, Who Killed Emmett Till?. Your comments and feedback are appreciated and I hope for the entire blog-book to be finished on August. 28, the date of Till’s death. Susan +++ […]