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Trayvon Martin’s murder and Emmett Till: What Others Say

Have you been wondering how you and your family would be impacted if your son was a “Trayvon Martin” or an “Emmett Till”? I have, and as a mother it scares the hell out of me.  No child at that age is perfect. They get into trouble. They piss people off. They are in the […]

From the land of Emmett Till: The Assassination of Medgar Evers; The Jackson Boycott

* * * Mississippi yesterday… History of NAACP state field secretary, Medgar Evers. After working ten years throughout the state for civil and voting rights, aiding Freedom Riders and helping James Meredith enter the University of Mississippi as its first black student, Evers helped organize downtown Jackson boycott and drew anger. Soon after, he was […]