Archive | Paul Goodman

List of civil rights-era cases remaining open, according to Justice Department – Update of Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act (Cold Case Initiative)

The gravesite of Louis Allen, killed in Mississippi, Jan. 31, 1964   Heading the list of civil rights-era cases remaining officially open by the U.S. Dept. of Justice is the murder of Mississippian Louis Allen, who was killed on Jan. 31, 1964. Under its “Cold Case Initiative” and the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime […]

Federal building to be named after three civil rights heroes: Paul Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner

Unidentified Mississippi woman eulogizes Paul Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner. (Photograph by Susan Klopfer. Taken during a ceremony on the courthouse steps of Neshoba County, Mississippi) After countless Mississippi buildings, reservoirs and post offices named after the likes of Sen. James O. Eastland, Gov. Ross Barnett and politician Walter Sillers, there’s finally an effort to […]