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Emmett Till

Emmett Till case was geographical ignorance

Most recently Oprah, a recognized community leader, mischaracterized a long past circumstance involving young Emmett Till. What should be understood is the unfortunate horrific aggressiveness toward Mr. Till was not a reflection of the entire white population.

September 10, 2013 12:00 am
Panel discusses race and justice

Panel discusses race and justice

GARY | Attorney Michael Tolbert watched with interest as the trial in Trayvon Martin's shooting death unfolded last month and George Zimmerman was found not guilty.

August 12, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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MISSISSIPPI ROAD TRIP: The Ancestors Inside Us and the Precious Right to Vote

MISSISSIPPI ROAD TRIP: The Ancestors Inside Us and the Precious Right to Vote

“The past is never dead,” wrote Mississippi writer William Faulkner. "It’s not even past.”

November 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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