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Revisiting the Past

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September 14, 2014

Filed under PERSPECTIVES, RECALLING EMMETT TILL IN MIKE BROWN'S TIME

I don’t like to revisit the past. When I first entered Morgan State, I was nervous about taking any black history or black media classes because I knew that if I took the class, we would revisit emotionally heavy moments...

From “Crime” to Commonplace: The Evolution of Interracial Relationships

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September 14, 2014

Filed under PERSPECTIVES, RECALLING EMMETT TILL IN MIKE BROWN'S TIME

It is amazing how in the 1940's if a man or woman wanted to date outside their race, it was highly frowned upon. Many were disowned from their families and some of them were killed. Now there are 9 million bi-racial people living...

Unite For a Better Future

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September 14, 2014

Filed under PERSPECTIVES, RECALLING EMMETT TILL IN MIKE BROWN'S TIME

Emmett Till was a child who was murdered by two hate- filled white men. His life became a sad lesson for Americans to learn. His murder in 1955 made it clear that it was time for black people in America to fight for justice and...

Emmett Till’s Mother May Have Known Best

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September 14, 2014

Filed under PERSPECTIVES, RECALLING EMMETT TILL IN MIKE BROWN'S TIME

Emmett Till’s mother should not have allowed Emmett to travel to Mississippi. Mamie Till surely did not want Emmett to leave home, but like any other young persistent child, Emmett insisted. And of course, any mother who...

Emmett Till Could Have Been Me

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September 14, 2014

Filed under PERSPECTIVES, RECALLING EMMETT TILL IN MIKE BROWN'S TIME

I recently had the pleasure of watching the movie “The Butler,” which was produced by Lee Daniels and telling the story of a man who was the White House butler serving eight presidents for over three decades. Although there...

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