Archive | Mississippi civil rights

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 […]

The Plan Starts in New York City, Moves to the Mississippi Delta, and Winds Up in the South American Andes of Ecuador

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A sunset in the Andes of Ecuador I am so close! The Plan is in final editing stages. From here, it goes to a formatter, and then to Amazon! The cover has been designed, and it’s fantastic. I am so excited to be about to share this book with  my friends. Here’s the basic summary: […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Author of Mississippi Murder Novel Set For Cuenca, Ecuador Reading; An Evening With Writers In Transition

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Three Mississippi Murders and a Chase Through Ecuador: The Plan, by Susan Klopfer. Set for publication in May. ***** WIT (Writers in Transition) presents An Evening of the Spoken Word California Kitchen Restaurante 02 May 2013 . Thursday . 7pm Free Admission . Cash Bar Authors A piece of a  chapter from “Once a Sleuth”, […]

Where In The World is Hunter Gray (John Salter)?

A special post by Hunter Gray … 3:45 PM (6 hours ago) Posted widely. I have always believed in hitting issues openly. I posted the following piece, On Being A Militant And Radical Organizer — And An Effective One, almost four months ago.  It’s increasingly obvious that, at the events commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the great Jackson Movement, I will be […]

Who Knew What Before Freedom Summer

Months before the murders of Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney Mississippi Sovereignty Commission officials were talking about “doing something about the outsiders.” Here’s a fascinating memo sent to the head of the Commission by Vicksburg detective John D. Sullivan who did investigative work for the state-funded spy organization. Interestingly, a year before this […]

Mississippi statue to honor civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer

Note: Free ebook, Who Killed Emmett Till, July 13 at Smashwords. Go to http://www.smashwords.com/b/8175 * * * * * Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer was known world-wide for her civil rights and voting rights activities. THERE ARE SOME essential stories one must know to understand or at least have a feel for the modern civil rights movement in […]

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 […]