Tag: Historical

Emmett Louis Till

Emmett  Louis  Till   by Dale Ricardo Shields Part I: The Unfortunate Trip On the morning of August 31, 1955, Robert Hodges, who was fishing at Tallahatchie Lake in Mississippi, found an unknown object floating on the surface ( 23 miles north of Greenwood). Closer and closer, he was terrified that it was a dead …

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The Scottsboro Boys

The Scottsboro Trials Live On Written by Kimble Marshall < When: March 25, 1931 through October 1976 Info on time period: 1929 – 1939- after the Stock the Market Crash of 1929, The Great Depression – “The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding World War II” (“The Great Depression”) …

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