Friday, September 30, 2016

Medal Of Freedom For Mamie Till Mobley

Please urge President Obama to award Mamie Till Mobley the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in 2016.

We stand on the shoulders of the #motherofthemovement #MameTillMobley...copy the link below, watch the video and Google her name, you will understand why she deserves the Presidental Medal of Freedom from President Obama.

We are calling on all journalist, bloggers, publishers, authors, social justice leaders, supporters, millennials, youth, celebrities, athletes, activists, faith leaders, entrepreneurs, attorneys, film makers, educators, employers, laborers, judges, artists, womens organizations, civic leaders, politicians, candidates, Fraternities. Sororities, current mothers who have lost loved ones to violence and hatred to support the Presidential #MedalofFreedom4Mamie Till Mobley campaign. Click here #itstime #wewillnotforget #SpiritofEmmettTill #SpiritofMamieTillMobley #EmmettsDeathNotInVain #blacklivesmatter #womanofcourage #shero
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Monday, September 26, 2016

Emmett Till casket donated to NMAAHC NewsOne TVOne Interview with Deborah Watts by Roland Martin

Read and watch our co-founder Deborah Watts on NewOne with Roland Martin discuss the Till Family donation made to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Click Here:

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Emmett Till Act Reauthorization Briefing September 12 in Washington, DC

Emmett Till Act Reauthorization Briefing

DATE: 9/12/2016

This special briefing event brings together the Coalition for Emmett Till Reauthorization act, members of the House of Representatives and investigative journalists who believe it is necessary to pass the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016. The passage of the Bill will support the efforts of families and advocates who seek justice for racially-motivated killings of loved ones during the Civil Rights Era and beyond.
Panelists include:
  • Congressman John Lewis (D-GA), Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) and other Till Reauthorization Act co-sponsors
  • Lecia Brooks, Outreach Coordinator, Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Cordero Ducksworth, son of Cpl. Roman Ducksworth
  • Benjamin Greenberg, Investigative Journalist
  • Jannice Hutson-Leon, granddaughter of Ellis Hutson
  • Sheila Moss-Brown, granddaughter of Henry Gilbert
  • Hilary Shelton, Washington Bureau Director and Senior Vice President for Advocacy, NAACP
  • Deborah Watts, Cousin of Emmett Till and Co-Founder, Emmett Till Legacy Foundation
  • Representatives of the Coalition for Reauthorization

Date and Location

Date: 9/12/2016
Time: 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Capitol Visitor Center
Room HVC-215
Washington, DC 20510



Colleen Denick

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Twitter post: CCJI to Hold Emmett Till Reauthorization Act Briefing on Capitol Hill cousin of #EmmettTill #DeborahWatts on panel 

Monday, September 5, 2016

Deborah Watts shares the powerful Legacy #EmmettTill

His cousin, who is also our co-founder #DeborahWatts shares the powerful Legacy of #EmmettTill, the documentary "Who Killed Emmett Till?" and exciting and empowering developments with the men at @Ujamaaplace @ujamaaplacemn Sept 8 in Minneapolis.. it's The Power of History from Tragedy to Triumph! Are you ready to join us, our ambassadors and special guests as we make an impact on our future today? Request a date for your group and city now!  Email us at
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