Sign marking site of civil rights icon Emmett Till’s death shot 40 times


This is what Trump had totally let out of “Pandora’s Box” … appalling!!
“A sign marking the spot in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, where 14-year-old black teenager Emmett Till’s body was pulled from the river following his 1955 murder has been desecrated.”

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This news was reported a few days ago.  

It took me this long to publish this story because  it brought back troubling memories of the crude awakening of a third grade Black child’s introduction to the reality of RACISM.

 Emmett Till‘s name will be forever etched in my brain as my initiation into the insidious concept and lingering absurdity of RACISM. Although I was born and raised in New York City where racism was a bit more subtle, I was not cognizant of that fact.  


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A sign marking the spot in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, where 14-year-old black teenager Emmett Till’s body was pulled from the river following his 1955 murder has been desecrated.

CNN affiliate WJTV reports an unknown person placed at least 40 shotsthrough the sign recently, resulting in significant damage.

Kevin Wilson Jr., who is working on a film about Till, posted a photo of…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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