Archive | Jr.

Hunter Bear — Maintaining ‘Normally High’ Optimism: Notes From a Street-Smart Activist

hunteerbear.jpg

(Editor’s note: Hunter Gray (Hunter Bear, John R. Salter, Jr.) is a well-known and successful civil rights and labor advocate. He is a retired professor who enjoys sharing his stories with those who strive for equality. He recently sent out this note, and has given his permission to share it with others. Be sure to […]

THE PLAN: HISTORICAL FICTION THRILLER

Plan1_3.jpg

Share| Summary of The Plan and ISBN Numbers “It’s a murder mystery thriller about… “Two murdered lawyers who knew too much about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a murdered detective who REALLY knew too much about JFK’s assassination, and life in the Mississippi delta, with a quick trip to Ecuador!” Susan Klopfer […]

Land of Emmett Till: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King: Notable Quotes

“King Motel” (Memphis, Tenn.) William Pepper, who represented the King family in the civil trial which found for conspiracy, writes in “Orders to Kill” that “For one bright moment back there in the late 1960s we actually believe that we could change our country. We had identified the enemy. We saw it up close and […]

Mississippi Sovereignty Commission Files: Dr. King Spied On By State-Hired FBI Agents

Lots of links in the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission files showing the state officials’s hatred of Dr. King. Here’s a poster calling for his murder: http://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/sovcom/result.php?image=/data/sov_commission/images/png/cd03/021330.png&otherstuff=2|55|12|41|1|1|1|20869| Memo detailing plan to harm Dr. King: http://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/sovcom/result.php?image=/data/sov_commission/images/png/cd10/078243.png&otherstuff=99|93|0|15|1|1|1|77228| Mississippi student gets in trouble for hanging up picture of Dr. King (1971). This is interesting, because I received reports that a […]

King Files Could Could be Opened — Sen. John Kerry

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was threatened early on not to come into Mississippi. Here’s an early report: http://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/sovcom/result.php?image=/data/sov_commission/images/png/cd01/000387.png&otherstuff=2|2|0|4|13|1|1|380|* * * * * From the Clarion Ledger — U.S. Sen. John Kerry plans to introduce legislation next week that would pave the way for the release of thousands of FBI documents on the life and […]

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 +++ […]