Archive | civil rights

SUSAN’S SPEAKING TOPICS

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Share| Author, Speaker Susan Klopfer INVITE AUTHOR SUSAN KLOPFER to speak on — 2015: 60th Anniversary of the Murder of  Emmett Till? Who Was This Young Man, and Why Are We Still Talking About Him Today? Are There Legitimate Comparisons to Recent Shootings of Young Black Males, and the 1955 Murder of Emmett Till (The Answer […]

Amazon Reviewer – The Emmett Till Book, and To Kill a Mockingbird

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Share| Emmett Till was murdered in the Mississippi Delta (outside of Drew, Miss.) in the hot summer of 1955. 60th anniversary occurs in 2015. FOLLOWING IS A REVIEW POSTED ON AMAZON: The Emmett Till Book reads like a great thriller, told with breathtaking detail…a must read Emmett Till wasn’t just another child in the wrong […]

Definitive History Book on Emmett Till Set for August Publication — 60th Anniversary of Till’s Death in Mississippi

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Share| (NOTE — Devery Anderson’s fascinating notes on the family and major players involved in the 1955 murder of Emmett Till, and of those involved in the trial of his murderers, appear at the end of The Emmett Till Book, by Susan Klopfer.) Author Devery Anderson: Photo by Emily Hatch Author Devery S. Anderson has announced […]

Review: The Emmett Till Book (eBook) “reads like a thriller.”

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Share| By Max G. Bernard Mar 15, 2010 This is a well-written and fascinating book about a vicious lynching of an African-American teenager from Chicago while visiting Mississippi. His mother insisted on an open coffin for the services so that people could see what was done to her son. The author explains the history, demands […]

MLK’s Mother Was Assassinated, Too: The Forgotten Women Of Black History Month

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(Editor’s note: On June 30th, 1974, Alberta Williams King was gunned down while she played the organ for the “Lord’s Prayer” at Ebenezer Baptist Church. As a Christian civil rights activist, she was assassinated…just like her son, Martin Luther King, Jr. But most people remember only one I certainly DID NOT KNOW this story, until I […]

Author Opening New Pinterest Board for Gringolandia.

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Father Carlos Crespi of Cuenca, Ecuador I enjoyed spending my Sunday building a new Pinterest board for Gringolandia. This week, I wrote the prologue and it opens with the story of Father Carlos Crespi, a fascinating priest who lived in Cuenca, Ecuador and known world-wide for his mysterious Amazon art collection. You can read my […]

New Amazon Review Posted on The Emmett Till Book – “… reads like a thriller.”

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I am happy to announce a new Amazon Customer Review on  The Emmett Till Book  (The Amazon edition is in print, only, but The Emmett Till Book is also available for eBook Format at Lulu, Nook, and iBook.)  The Emmett Till Book, by Susan Klopfer (a quick read about an important Mississippi murder)***** ***** ***** 1 of 1 […]

From the Land of Emmett Till: Guest Blog HUNTER GRAY [HUNTER BEAR/JOHN R SALTER JR]

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Hunter Bear  (April 6 2014) Dr. John Salter, sociologist and civil rights activist and author For the past several months, we’ve been getting a fair amount of attention with respect to my several years of very successful grassroots organizing in the Northeastern North Carolina Black-Belt back in the ’60s.  We accomplished a great  many tangible things in […]