Description: Early life. Edgar Ray Killen was born in Philadelphia, Mississippi, as the eldest of eight children to Lonnie Ray Killen (1901–1992) and Etta Killen (née Hitt; 1903–1983).  Killen was a sawmill operator and a part-time minister.He was a …
Description: The defense case consisted of a series of alibi and character witnesses. Local residents testified as to the "reputation for truth and veracity" of various defendants, or to having seen them on June 21 at locations such as funeral homes or hospitals.
Description: But Killen's name would surface decades later, in large part thanks to Jerry Mitchell, an investigative reporter at the Clarion-Ledger in Jackson.Mitchell's interest in the case had piqued after ...
Description: Early life. Chaney was born in Meridian, Mississippi, the elder son of Fannie Lee and Ben Chaney, Sr. His brother Ben was nine years younger, born in 1952, and he had three sisters, Barbara, Janice, and Julia. His parents separated for a time when James was …
Description: An investigation into the murder of a black teenager who was lynched after allegedly flirting with a white woman in 1955 has been reopened by the federal US government.
Description: 1957: Jan.â Feb. Martin Luther King, Charles K. Steele, and Fred L. Shuttlesworth establish the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, of which King is made the first president. The SCLC becomes a major force in organizing the civil rights movement and bases its principles on nonviolence and civil disobedience.
Description: Footsteps by Walter Giersbach. Dec 23, 2010. An Abominable San Diego Winter by Robert Essig. Dec 21, 2010. Vote Your Conscience by Tyler R. Hayes. Nov 2, 2010. The Wedding by Robert J Graf. Oct 31, 2010. Death by Emily Dickenson. Oct 21, 2010. Brought to …
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Description: Feb 12, 2018 · Country singer Daryle Singletary, known for '90s hit 'Too Much Fun,' dead at 46. Singletary, 46, was known for 1990s hits like 'Too Much Fun' and 'I Let Her Lie.'
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Description: Jan 07, 2018 · Passages 2018: Those we’ve lost through the year Actor Bill Daily arrives at the 2005 TV Land Awards at Barker Hangar on March 13, 2005 in Santa Monica, Calif. Bill Daily of I …
Description: Overzicht. De Ku Klux Klan ontstond in 1865 of 1866 in Pulaski als een lokale club.Volgens de schrijver Wyn Craig Wade begon de organisatie als een grap van zes werkloze soldaten die terugkwamen uit de Amerikaanse Burgeroorlog.Ze verkleedden zich als spoken te paard.
Description: The Ku Klux Klan (pronounced / ˈ k uː ˈ k l ʌ k s ˈ k l æ n, ˈ k j uː /), commonly called the KKK or simply the Klan, is three distinct movements in the United States that have advocated extremist reactionary positions such as white supremacy, white nationalism, anti-immigration and—especially in later iterations—Nordicism, anti-Catholicism and antisemitism. ...
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