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PLEASE SHARE: eBook author posts free chapter of The Plan, honoring slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers

Susan Klopfer, author The Plan Scheduled for July, 2013 Publication http://ebooksfromsusan.com Medgar Evers, WW II veteran and former coordinator of the Mississippi NAACP who was murdered on June 12, 1963 at his Jackson home. This excerpted chapter from The Plan is presented today honoring the life and death of civil rights hero, Medgar Evers, who […]

Wanting to Hear From You! New Civil Rights Murder Mystery Book From the Delta — and From Ecuador

Mystery in the Delta A world-renowned writer once asked Ken Follett if he thought about the reader when he was writing. Follett said he thought about the reader all the time. Constantly. In response, the famous author said, “I never think of the reader. I always write for myself.” “That’s why you are a very great author,” Follett […]

Two New eBooks Announced By Emmett Till Author; First, an eBook About Retirement, Second, a Novel About Two Murdered Lawyers and a Murdered Detective Who Knew Too Much

Churches of the Mississippi Delta; secrets remain Here are two news release I am sending out today; I wanted to share both with my blog readers. One is about a new eBook I will be releasing in January on retirement, and the other regards a new eBook I will be releasing in May that is […]

A Woman To Remember – Rosa Parks. Time to Free Her From the Bus!

Rosa Parks There is a wonderful CNN article to read on Rosa Parks today, the anniversary of her famous ride at the front of a Montgomery, Ala. bus. I like this article because it tells the true history of this great social advocate. She planned her move, it was not something that just happened one […]

Asa Earl Carter — the Forrest Bedford of the Native American literary world?

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I was fascinated by a recent public television documentary about a man named Asa Carter who changed his name mid-life name to Forrest Bedford Carter, becoming an author of a controversial memoir, now recognized as a work for fiction, The Education of Little Tree. Asa Carter, segregationist, aka Forrest Bedford Carter, the Native American author […]

Special Civil Rights Program set for Monday on Celebrating Truth

Media ReleaseDr. E. Faye Williams Dr. E. Faye Williams, HostPresents “CELEBRATING TRUTH” www.artistfirst.comMonday, August 22nd, 2011 at 6PM-EST Special Guests: Mr. Derrick Johnson – State President for the Mississippi Conference of the NAACP; Ms. Rose Sanders (Faya Rose) – Selma, Alabama Attorney, Civil and Education Rights Activist; Ms. Jannette Lee – Georgia Civil Rights Activists […]

New Alabama Civil Rights eBook: Tales From The Troubled South

(photo of cover to come) Tales from the Troubled South: Civil Rights in AlabamaEbook By Catherine Jaime$2.99 Rating: Not yet rated. Published: Feb. 17, 2011 Category: Non-Fiction » History » AmericanWords: 6489 (approximate)Language: English Ebook Short DescriptionThis book introduces you to the highlights of the Civil Rights Movement across the state of Alabama: The Montgomery […]

Friends, Family Pay Tribute to Wayne Greenhaw, Noted Civil Rights Author

Alvin Benn, Montgomery Advertiser writes … One of Alabama’s most pro­lific writers, Greenhaw com­pleted 22 books and was work­ing on another when he died. Flynt traced Greenhaw’s back­ground, from his difficult child­hood in which he suffered from polio and his recuperative peri­od that “drove him into an imaginary world of books.” After a part-time job […]

Jury selection begins Monday for a 45-year-old civil rights case in Alabama

Kathy Lohr of National Public Radio reports that Jury selection begins Monday for a 45-year-old civil rights case in Alabama. A former state trooper is charged with murder in the shooting death of Jimmie Lee Jackson, a black protester who was killed in 1965. Jackson’s death united civil rights leaders across the country and led […]