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Emmett Till, Rodney King, Trayvon Martin — We hardly knew you!

This important article Excerpted from  An American Mourning: A Remembrance of Emmett Till, Rodney King And Trayvon Martin by MAX S. GORDON on AUGUST 28, 2012 in CIVIL RIGHTS,MAX GORDON,NEWS (For those who still wonder why the stories of Emmett Till, Rodney King and Trayvon Martin are so importnt and related, this is a critical read… Susan) “Emmett, your […]

“Emmett Till was my age, on vacation with relatives in a rural farming town just like Magnolia Springs.” Ester King (1943-2011)

Ester King (handout photo, Houston Chronicle) Ester King, someone most of us have never heard of, but who spent more than four decades on the front lines of protests and progressive organizing in the modern civil rights movement, is dead. As he grew older, found a career, married and had children, the movement of his […]