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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 […]

Bradford Huie, Look Magazine and the Shocking Murder of Emmett Till

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“The murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Money, Mississippi ignited the Modern Civil Rights Movement. Unfortunately, this story is still not taught in many school history books, or the most important details are often left out.” Susan Klopfer, Emmett Till historian, speaker and author. —– FREE Emmett Till Audiobook, Who Killed Emmett Till? http://ebooksfromsusan.com —– “The […]

Coming to Emmett Till Blog; Interview with Leading Till Historian, Devery Anderson

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Devery Anderson, a leading Emmett Till historian, author, speaker and blogger will share some of his newest findings and thoughts about Emmett Till in an upcoming interview on this blog. Be sure to subscribe to this blog today so that you will not miss this fascinating post. Susan

U.S. Senator James Eastland Tried to Fake Out LBJ Over Lynching of Freedom Summer Volunteers Schwerner, Goodman and Chaney

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Car belonging to Freedom Summer volunteers Mchael Schwerner, James Chaney and Andrew Goodman — all killed in the summer of 1964 while helping register black voters in the state of Mississippi. The Sovereignty Commission is filled with documents on Mississippi Burning — the lynching of three young Freedom Summer volunteers who were killed on this […]

Emmett Till’s Mississippi Delta Hasn’t Changed Much, Reporter Finds

Heart of the Mississippi Delta, near the murder site of Emmett Till. Has it changed much? You decide. “The advice from the front office at East Side High in Cleveland, Mississippi, is clear. Lurk in the corridor with the kids and the school principal, Dr Randy Grierson, is bound to show up shortly.With boisterous laughter, […]

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 […]

Two New eBooks Announced By Emmett Till Author; First, an eBook About Retirement, Second, a Novel About Two Murdered Lawyers and a Murdered Detective Who Knew Too Much

Churches of the Mississippi Delta; secrets remain Here are two news release I am sending out today; I wanted to share both with my blog readers. One is about a new eBook I will be releasing in January on retirement, and the other regards a new eBook I will be releasing in May that is […]

Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin Stories Continue to Deserve Attention; Where is the Media?

“Whore’s Lake” in the Mississippi Delta, near the spot where Emmett Till was killed back in the summer of 1955, has a history of its own…black women were frequently killed and thrown into this lake by white women of the Ku Klux Klan for the alleged crime of sleeping with their husbands. The lake is […]

Trayvon Martin; Just an Ounce of Understanding

“If this was the 1960s, I would seriously be telling you off,” Margaret said, drawing deeply from her cigarette, and staring coldly at me. We didn’t go anywhere after 5 p.m. back then, and I still follow the same rule today.”   DO THOSE OF US who are not African American truly understand the intensity of […]

Federal building to be named after three civil rights heroes: Paul Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner

Unidentified Mississippi woman eulogizes Paul Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner. (Photograph by Susan Klopfer. Taken during a ceremony on the courthouse steps of Neshoba County, Mississippi) After countless Mississippi buildings, reservoirs and post offices named after the likes of Sen. James O. Eastland, Gov. Ross Barnett and politician Walter Sillers, there’s finally an effort to […]