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Same Ol’ Same Ol’?? — New Retiree Writes About His Life

(at left) — Forever together … a man and his dog by Thomas Peddecord Cuenca, Ecuador Here we go again. Same old thing. Up at nine (regardless of how late our restaurant, PANACHE!, was open for service the previous night). Then it’s out the door for a walk around the neighborhood. Maybe the beach is a […]

Emmett Till Links

So much is now being written about the murder of young Emmett Till back in 1955 in the Mississippi Delta. Here are some interesting and popular links. http://blogs.clarionledger.com/jmitchell/_____ Who Killed Emmett Till? .99 cents eBook (U.S.#). All formats. CLICK HERE_____ Emmett Till Memorial Commission of Tallahatchie County, Mississippi “The Murder and the Movement,” 1985 video […]

Jury selection begins Monday for a 45-year-old civil rights case in Alabama

Kathy Lohr of National Public Radio reports that Jury selection begins Monday for a 45-year-old civil rights case in Alabama. A former state trooper is charged with murder in the shooting death of Jimmie Lee Jackson, a black protester who was killed in 1965. Jackson’s death united civil rights leaders across the country and led […]