Archive | social justice

Mississippi trial — back to square-1? (flawed case against Curtis Flowers goes on and on and on…)

A crumbling cover-up: Mississippi prosecutor hides the truth about his star witness Troubled prosecutor Doug Evans By Alan Bean, Friends of Justice If you want to understand just how flawed the case against Curtis Flowers is, consider the state‚Äôs failed conspiracy to conceal the sad truth about its star witness. The defense attorneys representing Curtis Flowers have […]

48th Annual Mississippi Civil Rights Martyrs Memorial Service

For Immediate Release June 7, 2012 John Steele, Chairman anjohnora2003@yahoo.com or (925) 497-9868.                                                                                                                                         The 48th Annual Mississippi Civil Rights Martyrs Memorial Service, Conference, Caravan and March for Justice June 22, 23, and 24, 2012 Still standing for justice for Civil Rights Martyrs! Compared to the number of […]

“I could seriously tell you off” — A discussion of parental fear and Trayvon Martin’s Murder in Florida

AS PUBLISHER of this social justice blog, and as a civil rights author and speaker, I want to share several of my impressions with readers about the Trayvon Martin murder in Florida. I lived in Mississippi for several years, where I wrote about numerous murders in the Delta. Because of this experience, I am particularly […]

What does retirement have to do with civil rights? diversity? social justice?

A quick note to readers of the Emmett Till blog — You are invited to drop by my newest blog, The Retirement Monologues at http://retirementmonologues.com/, where I am focusing on the latest retirement issues that face many of us as we march on through life. Not financial planning (everyone else worries about that), but fun stuff […]

Social Justice, Civil Rights and Retirement

A quick note to readers of this Civil Rights and Social Justice blog — Please drop by my newest blog, The Retirement Monologues at http://retirementmonologues.com/, where I am focusing on the latest retirement issues that face many of us as we march on through life. Not financial planning (everyone else worries about that), but fun stuff […]

Emmett Till CD audiobook available on ebay…

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Link to eBay — CLICK HERE In 1955, Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African American teenager from Chicago, was brutally murdered by at least two white men while he was visiting relatives in Mississippi. His murder and the subsequent trial of his accused killers became a lightning rod for moral outrage, both at the time and […]

The Injustice Files; Lynching Topic Featured on upcoming installment

Keith A. BeauchampExecutive Producer/Host Mr. Beauchamp ‘The Injustice Files’ Investigation Discovery I write today to ask your support for my upcoming installment of ‘The Injustice Files: At The End Of A Rope.’ The 2 Hour Special Airs next Tuesday, Feb. 21st. @ 8 P.M. EST – 7 P.M. CST on Investigation Discovery and I hope […]

Occupied: a new organizer’s Bible could help the movement

The Occupy Movement, if it is to last, has serious issues regarding oranization. I would hope members pay heed to the following email that I have received from Hunter Bear, an experienced and well-known civil rights movement organizer. Hunter is most recently the author of Jackson, Mississippi (a true organizer’s Bible). Peace, Susan KlopferAuthor, Who […]

Real Civil Rights History Beats Out “The Help” and Hollywood’s Take on Mississippi

Publisher’s Note: Just received this announcement from Hunter Bear, a seasoned Civil Rights Veteran… Hunter Bear, formerly known as John Salter, was THERE when the modern civil rights movement took place in Mississippi. He is a sociologist and the perfect person to write about events that occurred. You will not have a better opportunity to […]

Hunterbear: Notes on Endangered Native Burials in the Florida Everglades; Way Back When — Jackson, Mississippi and Civil Rights

Blog post by Hunter Bearhttp://www.hunterbear.org (Publisher’s note: Hunterbear is a noted civil rights veteran, a university professor, and author.) Earlier today I posted on the endangered Native burials in the Florida Everglades. Sam Friedman writes: It is hard to find words for such behavior. Attack, oppress and steal from people when they are alive, then […]