Newest information on Mississippi murders involving African Americans and/or Mississippi politicians and leaders.
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Friends of Justice is a nonprofit organization that works to uphold due process for all Americans. The organization's goal is to build a public consensus behind equal access to justice and respect for human dignity in our criminal justice system.
Friends of Justice formed in response to the infamous Tulia drug sting of 1999 in which 47 people, 39 of them African Americans, were rounded up based on the false testimony of an undercover agent. Friends of Justice emerged as a coalition of defendant’s families and other concerned citizens who believed the defendants were being prosecuted on faulty evidence. Because of the work of Friends of Justice, the Texas Legislature passed the Tulia Corroboration Bill, which has led to the exoneration of dozens of innocent people by raising the evidentiary standards for undercover testimony.
Friends of Justice is currently working on a wrongful conviction case in Winona, Miss., the same town where Fannie Lou Hamer was raped and beaten...
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Labels: Alan Bean, Black History books, civil injustice, cold cases, Fanny Lou Hamer, Friends of Justice, lynch, Mississippi Civil Rights
New Book Announcement: Who Killed Emmett Till?
by Susan Klopfer
What others are saying about Susan Klopfer’s civil rights books
"Susan Klopfer, the leading authority on the historiy of the Mississippi civil rights movement ... Thank God for enterprising historians like Susan Klopfer who have the courage to state the obvious." Alan Bean, Ph.D., Friends of Justice
"An amazing ... guide to Mississippi's unsolved civil rights murders." Tom Head, Mississippi activist and About.com Guide to Civil Liberties
"... an absorbing and substantial work that speaks in many provocative ways ..." Lois Brown, director of the Weissman Center for Leadership and Liberal Arts, Mount Holyoke College
“Susan Klopfer is determined to tell the truth about Mississippi and about America.” Ben Greenberg, poet, essayist and activist and author of the blog Hungry Blues
Other books by Susan Klopfer
Where Rebels Roost, Mississippi Civil Rights Revisited
The Emmett Till Book How Branson Got Started
301 Ways to Get Ahead (with Fred Klopfer)
At Ease With FoxPro
Abort! Retry! Fail!
The DOS Answer Book
Internet Success with Fred (with Fred Klopfer)
Who Killed Emmett Till? (Blog Book)
Learn more about Susan Klopfer at smashwords.com/profile/view/sklopfer
Labels: Black History books, Black History Month, civil rights books, civil rights murders, Emmett Till, lynching, Mississippi history, Mississippi murders