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Please Retweet This Post. Thanks, SK Announcing GRINGOLANDIA“Set in a world of South American  gringos, gossipand murder!” Susan Klopfer, author Book II of the Civil Rights Mystery Sleuth Series GRINGOLAND by Susan Klopfer, author of THE PLAN, a novel, and other nonficton books including The Emmett Till Book, Who Killed Emmett Till, Where Rebels Roost, and […]

The Emmett Till Book Now Available in eBook Formats; (Plus Two FREE Bonus Audio and eBooks)

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Many have asked if THE EMMETT TILL BOOK, BY SUSAN KLOPFER, my most popular CIVIL RIGHTS NONFICTION book on the murder of this young Chicago boy, is available as an eBook for PDF, Nook and/or Mac (ePub). The answer is YES! I have listed these online bookstores below followed by two free bonuses (a free version of […]

An Election Story to Remember; Told by Civil Rights Activist, Author Hunter Bear

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GUEST BLOG: Note by Hunter Bear   (March 17 2014) Prof John Salter (Hunter Bear) harassed at a Jackson, Miss. lunch counteer And with a big, all-around clear plastic  ballot box as well. When we lived in Chicago, [where a hundred tribes or so are represented], I was active as a Native person and volunteer in […]

What happened to James Meredith’s roommate—the second black person admitted to “Ole Miss”?

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(This fascinating article is reprinted with permission by the author, Pete Eikenberry. The article appeared in the Federal Bar Council Quarterly, a publication to judges and lawyers practicing in the federal courts in New York, Connecticut and Vermont.S short bio for Mr. Eikenberry appears at the end of the article. The photo of Cleve McDowell and Rev. […]

WHY I WRITE BOOKS

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Share| _____ Susan Klopfer I write books because they bring history alive. I believe my stories communicate a truth that is necessary for all of us to hear as we pass through life. I often write in the early hours of morning, till my husband peeks into my office and asks why I’m up and […]

Emmett Till Murder Explored Via World of Genocide Conference

World Without Genocide at William Mitchell College of Law and Penumbra Theatre will sponsor a workshop examining key issues for African Americans since the murder of a black teenager by two white men in Mississippi inspired the Civil Rights movement nearly 60 years ago. “The Murder of Emmett Till: Beyond the Legacy” will be held […]

New photo of Emmett Till historical site shows grocery store building disappearing into time

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Isaac Goldberg took this photo last year of the grocery store in Money, Mississippi where Emmett Till whistled at a white woman. He’s graciously given permission to publish it here.  Thanks Isaac! It is a shame the store cannot be preserved. Each time I see photos they show this structure simply disappearing into time. But […]

YOUR Links to Free Emmett Till Online EBOOK and AUDIOBOOK: Susan Klopfer

Hi: I love sharing my books and have made them two of them available online free. Please enjoy the read (OR THE LISTEN!), and of course I want to hear your questions and comments.Click on the links below.SUSAN KLOPFER, AUTHOR 1. WHO KILLED EMMETT TILL? Audio – Ebooks From Susan – CLICK HERE 2. WHERE […]

Jeff Hequist, Recording Artist, Tells the Emmett Till Story

Jeff Hedquist, recording artist Sometimes I enjoy listening to books, rather than reading. A few years ago, I decided to turn Who Killed Emmett Till into an audio book Since I was living close to a community where this could be done, I spent a couple of weeks with Jeff Hedquist, a popuar recording atist […]

Black journalist honored for Emmett Till Coverage (‘civil rights champion’)

News Release Youngstown State University to Present Honorary Degree and Activity Card to Iconic Black Journalist and Civil Rights Champion 12/04/2013 | 12:48pm US/Eastern Recommend: 0 Trailblazing reporter Simeon Booker, an award-winning black journalist whose coverage of the Mississippi murder of Emmett Till in 1955 is credited with galvanizing the civil rights movement, receives an […]