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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Here’s a Twist on the Emmett Till Story (Also on JFK and MLK Assassinations)

What could happen today to someone who poked around unsolved murder cases, trying to pick up new facts? And what if they learned too much? The tight bond between Clinton and Joe, two gay, black lawyers (one of them, married) is broken when Joe is reportedly found hanged. A suicide seems impossible to Clint, and […]

Two Free Mississippi Civil Rights eBooks Placed Online by Author Susan Klopfer

For My Book-reading Friends —Today I’ve put up two links to free civil-rights books Who Killed Emmett Till (unabridged) can be found for download on Scribd  at http://www.scribd.com/doc/177874558/Who-Killed-Emmett-Till and Where Rebels Roost: Mississippi Civil Rights Revisited is available for online reading at http://themiddleoftheinternet.com/OnlineBooks/Rebels/index.html About these books — Who Killed Emmett Till? Susan Klopfer’s newest addition to […]

My Big Adventure – Writing eBooks as an Expat

The Plan: Murder, Mystery Conspiracy eBook Publish Date Set For September.  I am almost done! The Plan is with the copy editor, and should be ready by the middle of this month. I have to admit that as a retired person, I’ve been working awfully hard. But I don’t think I would be happy doing […]

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THE PLAN: A NOVEL  SEPTEMBER RELEASE  Street art in the Andean village of Saraguro, outside of Cuenca, Ecuadorhttp://ebooksfromsusan.com THE PLAN set for mid September release, is a MURDER MYSTERY, HISTORICAL FICTION THRILLER that opens in New York City, but quickly moves to the Deep South, and then to Ecuador for ACTION and ADVENTURE. The bond between Clinton and Joe, two gay, black lawyers (one of […]

Delta Stories About Emmett Till Kept Appearing, Civil Rights Author Says

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The shed on the Sheridan Plantation, where Emmett Till was brutalized and killed By Susan Klopfer, author Who Killed EmmettTill? JUST SEVERAL MONTHS after the violent murder of Rev. George Washington Lee, a popular Belzoni minister and voting rights advocate, a Boy Scout campfire was burning down to its last embers over in Tallahatchie County […]