Archive | Mamie Carthan

Emmett Till — One Day After the Anniverary

“Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.” ― Frederick Douglass Who Killed Emmett Till, by Susan Klopfer Emmett Till was just a kid, a black kid from Chicago who had limited ideas about racial politics or an old man called Jim Crow. Till’s mother had given her son some warning before he went […]

Who was Emmett Till? Author Devery Anderson provides a case study

Stories From Mississippi – Emmett Till’s background detailed in book by Devery Anderson. Along the Mississippi River “When eighteen year-old Mamie Carthan met Louis Till, a young man three months her junior, and nine inches taller, she was impressed by his sophistication and confidence. Born in Missouri and orphaned, Louis had just recently moved to […]