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Emmett Till, Carolyn Bryant Donham, White Violence, Murder, and The Sordid History of White Supremacy!

The saga of Emmett Till has once again returned to the public sphere.

Till was a 14-year-old boy from Chicago who was visiting relatives in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, during the summer of 1955. He was kidnapped under cover at night, mercilessly beaten, shot, and thrown into the…

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Elwood Watson, Ph.D.

Elwood Watson, Ph.D.

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Historian, Syndicated Columnist, Public Speaker, Social-Cultural Critic. Professor of Black Studies and Gender Studies, at East Tennessee State University.