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Mississippi Living Legacy Pilgrimage, October 28-31, 2018

Four-day pilgrimage to key Civil Rights Movement sites in Mississippi.  Trip will include, among other stops, the site where three Civil Rights workers disappeared, Medgar Evers home, the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, the Mississippi Delta where Fannie Lou Hamer lived…

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The spot where Emmett Till’s body was found is marked by this sign. People keep shooting it up.

“[I]t took 52 years for historical markers to be erected at locations related to the teenager’s death, which galvanized the civil rights movement after the acquittal. And now, at the spot marking where Till’s body was pulled from the river,…

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Emmett Till Painting by White Artist Draws Protest

“When does art cross into appropriation and exploitation? Baruti Kopano, an associate professor at Morgan State University and co-editor of “Soul Thieves: The Appropriation and Misrepresentation of African American Popular Culture,” weighs in on that question and discusses the controversy.”  Randy Kennedy also…

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Woman at center of Emmett Till case tells author she fabricated testimony

Carolyn Bryant disappeared from public view after alleging Till harassed her in a grocery store. Sixty-two years later, it has emerged her story was not true

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Film: “DAR HE: The Lynching of Emmett Till,” Sunday, February 8, 2015

There will be a screening of the film at The Princeton Garden Theatre,160 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ  on Sunday, February 8, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.   Adapted from the acclaimed one-man play of the same name, written…

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