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Scholarly Works On Emmett Till (With Links)

Who Killed Emmett Till? 99 cent special at SmashWords! I’ve been doing some more reading lately on Emmett Till, and wanted to share some of the more interesting scholarly articles I’ve run across: [BOOK] A Death in the Delta: The Story of Emmett Till SJ Whitfield – 1991 – books.google.com In August 1955, the mutilated body of Emmett […]

Who Knew What Before Freedom Summer

Months before the murders of Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney Mississippi Sovereignty Commission officials were talking about “doing something about the outsiders.” Here’s a fascinating memo sent to the head of the Commission by Vicksburg detective John D. Sullivan who did investigative work for the state-funded spy organization. Interestingly, a year before this […]