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about Jackson, Mississippi reporter Jerry Mitchel often writes about Emmett Till Jerry Mitchell, an investigative reporter for The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., runs Journey to Justice, a blog that explores the intersection of justice and culture in this place we call the United States​.  Please Tweet this Post. Thanks,  sk Jerry Mitchell’s work has helped […]

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 […]

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Susan Klopfer, author The Plan Scheduled for July, 2013 Publication http://ebooksfromsusan.com Medgar Evers, WW II veteran and former coordinator of the Mississippi NAACP who was murdered on June 12, 1963 at his Jackson home. June 12 (Cuenca, Ecuador) — An excerpted chapter from The Plan was released today by the eBook’s author, Susan Klopfer. “This […]

PLEASE SHARE: eBook author posts free chapter of The Plan, honoring slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers

Susan Klopfer, author The Plan Scheduled for July, 2013 Publication http://ebooksfromsusan.com Medgar Evers, WW II veteran and former coordinator of the Mississippi NAACP who was murdered on June 12, 1963 at his Jackson home. This excerpted chapter from The Plan is presented today honoring the life and death of civil rights hero, Medgar Evers, who […]

Ghosts of Mississippi — Remembering Medgar Evers this June 12, 2012 – 49 Years After His Mississippi Murder

“People who lived through those days will tell you that something shifted in their hearts after Medgar Evers died, something that put them beyond fear…. At that point a new motto was born: After Medgar, no more fear.” Maryanne Voller, Esquire Medgar Evers, brave Mississippi civil rights leader THERE MAY BE SOME WHO still ask […]

Hunter Bear (civil rights hero) remembers throwing down the gauntlet to Mississippi power structure nearly 50 years ago

This wonderful, historical letter just in from Hunter Bear — Hunter Bear (Dr. John Salter), author of the Jackson Movement Gauntlet Letter)  Throwing down the gauntlet to the Mississippi power structure:  May 12, 1963.  I made the motion before a special meeting of the Mississippi  State Board of NAACP Branches  — of which I was […]