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Who Killed Emmett Till? Emmett Till’s Murderers Includes Documents, Photos, Music, Testimonies, Confessions, FBI Reports and More

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Classic news photo of the defense attorneys taken at the trial of Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam for the murder of Emmett Till that took place in Sumner, Mississippi in September of 1955  I RECENTLY ran into this Famous Trials website compiled by the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law (UMKC) that includes a complete “package” […]

MLK’s Mother Was Assassinated, Too: The Forgotten Women Of Black History Month

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(Editor’s note: On June 30th, 1974, Alberta Williams King was gunned down while she played the organ for the “Lord’s Prayer” at Ebenezer Baptist Church. As a Christian civil rights activist, she was assassinated…just like her son, Martin Luther King, Jr. But most people remember only one I certainly DID NOT KNOW this story, until I […]

Internationally Acclaimed JFK Assassination Researcher, John Judge, Dies

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From: TOM BLACKWELL [mailto:decision@sbcglobal.net]Sent: Sunday, April 20, 2014 10:14 PMSubject: Official release – Renowned Researcher John Judge Dies in Washington, DC ===== Official release – Renowned Researcher John Judge Dies in Washington, DC John Patrick Judge, assassination researcher Washington, DC — John Patrick Judge passed at the age of 66, just as he had lived – with courage in the midst […]

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 […]

WHY I WRITE BOOKS

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Share| _____ Susan Klopfer I write books because they bring history alive. I believe my stories communicate a truth that is necessary for all of us to hear as we pass through life. I often write in the early hours of morning, till my husband peeks into my office and asks why I’m up and […]

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 […]

Black journalist honored for Emmett Till Coverage (‘civil rights champion’)

News Release Youngstown State University to Present Honorary Degree and Activity Card to Iconic Black Journalist and Civil Rights Champion 12/04/2013 | 12:48pm US/Eastern Recommend: 0 Trailblazing reporter Simeon Booker, an award-winning black journalist whose coverage of the Mississippi murder of Emmett Till in 1955 is credited with galvanizing the civil rights movement, receives an […]

NEWS RELEASE UPDATE: ALTERNATIVE FICTION BOOK AVAILABLE FREE, THRU MARCH 7

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UPDATE: NOW THRU MARCH 7, 2015, THE PLAN IS AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD FROM SMASHWORDS.  CLICK ON  LINK BELOW, THEN USE SPECIAL CODE RW100  (ON PAGE) AFTER SELECTION “BUY” OPTION. LINK — https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/370902 *** New Book Announcement: The Plan Contact Susan Klopfer Cuenca, Ecuador Email sklopfer@gmail.com Words: 68,380 (approximate)Language: EnglishISBN: 9780982604977 Book Trailer Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiVN7YAvfUw Distribution: Smashwords, Amazon, […]

It was the “damned gate” that caught my attention. (Surprising words from a Mississippi debutante trainer)

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It took a year to create and write The Plan–and get it into publication. I came up with the idea many years ago, when living in Mississippi, but didn’t have the needed time to really think about and develop the plot or complete the project until I retired and moved to Cuenca, Ecuador. This morning I was […]

Here’s a Twist on the Emmett Till Story (Also on JFK and MLK Assassinations)

What could happen today to someone who poked around unsolved murder cases, trying to pick up new facts? And what if they learned too much? The tight bond between Clinton and Joe, two gay, black lawyers (one of them, married) is broken when Joe is reportedly found hanged. A suicide seems impossible to Clint, and […]