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From the Land of Emmett Till: Guest Blog HUNTER GRAY [HUNTER BEAR/JOHN R SALTER JR]

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Hunter Bear  (April 6 2014) Dr. John Salter, sociologist and civil rights activist and author For the past several months, we’ve been getting a fair amount of attention with respect to my several years of very successful grassroots organizing in the Northeastern North Carolina Black-Belt back in the ’60s.  We accomplished a great  many tangible things in […]

Complaint Filed: Iraq War Vet Fired After Serving in National Guard

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 7, 2012 Justice Department Files Complaint Against Forsyth County, North Carolina, Sheriff for Violating the Employment Rights of Army National Guard Soldier WASHINGTON – The Justice Department announced today the filing of a complaint in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of […]

Still another new documentary film on Emmett Till

As more and more people are finally learning about the murder of Emmett Till, I was still urprised to read about a new documentary film entitled “Dar He: The Lynching of Emmett Till” that made its world premiere Feb. 17 at the 20th Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, Calif.  Coming up is the North Carolina premiere […]