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Mississippi Family of a Hate Crime Victim Promotes Forgiveness; time to talk about race, diversity, capital punishment and what social scientists are telling us

For Immediate ReleaseSusan Klopferhttp://susanklopfer.comSept. 15, 2011+ + + + + June in Mississippi was a time to kill…for a white racist teen who tracked down a black man and took his life. To the perpetrator, the crime made perfect sense. It was an act of hate that he seems destined to perform. This past week, […]

Violence Isn’t Limited to Arizona, and Mental Health Laws Must Change, Says Civil Rights Author

Susan KlopferAuthor, Who Killed Emmett Till?sklopfer@gmail.com As a researcher and author of several civil rights books, I would like to comment on the violent Tucson killing of a nine-year-old girl and a federal judge, the wounding of a congresswoman and killing of others. I fear that our lack of available mental health services for many people […]

From the Land of Emmett Till, and Beyond: Violence Has No Place in Our Society

Subject: Tell Sarah Palin: Violent threats have consequences Dear Friend, Violence had no place in Mississippi when young Emmett Till was murdered and it has no role in our society today. Our hearts are heavy for the victims of the tragedy in Arizona. We must put a stop to the escalating hate rhetoric of the […]