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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 […]

Mississippi had its own spy agency — not as high.tech as NSA, but “effective.” Records on Medgar Evers and others —

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Behind the Magnolia Curtain … Mississippi and its Sovereignty Commission; precursor to NSA? Mississippi Sovereignty Commission spied on Medgar Evers. Here are a few files to get you started. Want to see more? Go to http://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/sovcom/for a name or file search. Remember this is “low tech” days and there will be various spellings of his […]

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Susan Klopfer, author The Plan Scheduled for July, 2013 Publication http://ebooksfromsusan.com Medgar Evers, WW II veteran and former coordinator of the Mississippi NAACP who was murdered on June 12, 1963 at his Jackson home. June 12 (Cuenca, Ecuador) — An excerpted chapter from The Plan was released today by the eBook’s author, Susan Klopfer. “This […]

PLEASE SHARE: eBook author posts free chapter of The Plan, honoring slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers

Susan Klopfer, author The Plan Scheduled for July, 2013 Publication http://ebooksfromsusan.com Medgar Evers, WW II veteran and former coordinator of the Mississippi NAACP who was murdered on June 12, 1963 at his Jackson home. This excerpted chapter from The Plan is presented today honoring the life and death of civil rights hero, Medgar Evers, who […]

From the Land of Emmett Till: Fifty Years Remembering Medgar Evers

Medgar Evers, Mississippi’s first NAACP state coordinator (Note from Susan: Hunter Bear – John Salter, aka Hunter Grey – is a sociologist and a civil rights activist. He helped lead the Jackson Movement, an import time in Mississippi, when people were letting the establishment know they were sick and tired of segregation and the horrible […]

JFK Assassination Author, John Beviliqua, Thanks Colleagues For Research Efforts

John Bevilaqua, authorJFK – The Final Solution (Red Scares, White Power and Blue Death) Let’s hear it for the proverbial ‘Bull in the China Shop’, yours truly, without whose persistence, this entire JFK Conundrum could have gone on for yet another 50 years. And let us thank John Simkin for opening up this thread again […]

Names Sometimes Associated With JFK Assassination Found in Mississippi Sovereignty Commission Files

Looking for names sometimes associated for various reasons with the JFK assassination?? Well, I can’t say look no further — because I have the ultimate guide. However — Here’s a partial list of some pretty interesting names that can be found in the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission files. (I will update this list as I run […]

View across the bogue near Drew, Mississippi; free eBook Sample — Who Killed Emmett Till?

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This small bogue is just outside of Drew, Mississippi near the place where 14-year-old Emmett Till was beaten and murdered before his body was dumped into the Tallahatchie River. I once lived near this site and spent many long days talking to people of the Mississippi Delta who remembered when this even took place back […]

The Shocking Truth About Guns and Civil Rights

[Note: As a researcher and writer of Mississippi modern civil rights, I still hear people, including news commentators and some historians, assert that this movement was nonviolent, and that guns were not part of it, except for Klansmen and other white racists. In fact, because of the KKK and Citizens Councils (with members such as […]

Civil Rights Author Releases Autopsy of Mississippi Lawyer; Death of Cleve McDowell ‘Still a Mystery’

For Immediate Release Susan Klopfer Civil Rights Author, Speaker http://susanklopfer.com Mississippi Civil Rights Author Releases Autopsy of Delta Lawyer Murdered in 1997; Report Found in Sunflower County Courthouse Basement ‘Leaves Open Questions About What Really Happened to Cleve McDowell’ (Gallup, NM) – A controversial autopsy of a civil rights lawyer murdered in 1997 has been […]