Archive | civil rights Ole Miss

Garvey Movement Awakened Race Consciousness; Delta Would Have Changed For Better, Had Garvey Succeeded

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 +++ […]

Simeon Booker Covered Emmett Till Murder Trial

Simeon Booker not only covered a tumultuous era, he lived it … writes reporter Wil Haygood for the Washington Post In 1962, a European reporter by the name of Paul Guihard had been crossing the Ole Miss campus in Oxford, there to cover the protests against troops guarding James Meredith as he integrated the school. […]