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Who Killed Emmett Till? Historical Emmett Till Photos Now on PINTEREST Board

Thank you for dropping by … I have been posting many images relating to Emmett Till’s lynching, an important civil rights event that took place in 1955 in the Mississippi Delta.  This year is the 60th anniversary of this spark that helped drive the modern civil rights movement. You are invited to follow this link to […]

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 […]

YOUR Links to Free Emmett Till Online EBOOK and AUDIOBOOK: Susan Klopfer

Hi: I love sharing my books and have made them two of them available online free. Please enjoy the read (OR THE LISTEN!), and of course I want to hear your questions and comments.Click on the links below.SUSAN KLOPFER, AUTHOR 1. WHO KILLED EMMETT TILL? Audio – Ebooks From Susan – CLICK HERE 2. WHERE […]

Jeff Hequist, Recording Artist, Tells the Emmett Till Story

Jeff Hedquist, recording artist Sometimes I enjoy listening to books, rather than reading. A few years ago, I decided to turn Who Killed Emmett Till into an audio book Since I was living close to a community where this could be done, I spent a couple of weeks with Jeff Hedquist, a popuar recording atist […]

Mamie Till: refusing the coverup of her son’s lynching

By the summer of 1955, Mamie Till was a hard-working single mother of a teenage boy. They lived in Chicago. Mamie often worked long hours and her son, Emmett, tried hard to help with errands and chores around the house. He wanted to spend the end of the summer in Money, Mississippi visiting his cousins. […]

Quick way to learn what happened to Emmett Till

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Who Killed Emmett Till? https://payhip.com/b/x9dV by Susan Klopfer The Mississippi Delta is not a place I would have picked to live and if you had asked me a few years ago what I knew about the region, it would have been a puzzle since I knew nothing of its history or culture — I’d never even […]

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 […]

Emmett Till FAQ: Questions and Answers Offered by Civil Rights Author Susan Klopfer

Share| What to know about Emmett Till — why he was killed and why we’re still talking about this crime that took place in 1955 … By Susan Klopfer, author The Emmett Till Book, Who Killed Emmett Till, Where Rebels Roost; Mississippi Civil Rights Revisited AS WE COME UPON the 60th anniversary of the lynching […]

The Sumner, Mississippi courthouse We’re coming upon the 59th anniversary of the murder of Emmett Till. In observation of this event, I’ve put up the entire audio book of Who Killed Emmett Till? for free download. I invite you to click over and take a look at this blogged book. Lots of fascinating history. Let me know […]

EMMETT TILL: 60TH ANNIVERSARY

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Share| In observation of the 60th anniversary of the murder of Emmett Till. I’ve put up the entire audio book of Who Killed Emmett Till? for free download. I invite you to click over and take a look at this blogged book. Lots of fascinating history. Let me know what you think. Thanks, Susan Click […]