In the Alsip cemetery where dozens of historically significant black Americans are laid to rest, the mausoleum of Mamie Till-Mobley is arguably the most prominent. “Her pain united a nation,” reads the headstone of the mother of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old black youth whose brutal slaying in Mississippi...

Topics:  alsip   americans   mamie till-mobley   emmett till   mississippi   slaying   black   
  • Mamie Till
    Mamie Elizabeth Till-Mobley (born Mamie Elizabeth Carthan; November 23, 1921 – January 6, 2003) was the mother of Emmett Till, who was murdered in Mississippi on August 28, 1955, at the age of 14, after being accused for flirting with a white cashier woman, Carolyn Bryant, at the grocery store. For her son's funeral in Chicago, Mamie Till insisted that the casket containing his body be left ...
    11/16/2018 - 3:25 am | View Website
  • Later | Definition of Later by Merriam-Webster
    Recent Examples on the Web: Adverb. About five hours later, a passerby on Highway 1 near Mendocino, California, called 911 to report an SUV upside down in the surf at the bottom of a cliff. — Joe Heim And Julie Tate,, "As children begged for help, adoption system failed them," 13 July 2018 James O’Connor arrived at Sylvan Lake Park at 6 a.m. for his first day as Orlando ...
    11/15/2018 - 1:06 pm | View Website
  • Ceremony | Definition of Ceremony by Merriam-Webster
    There will be a ceremony honoring the town's veterans next week. With great ceremony, the children presented each of the visitors with a gift. He told them abruptly and without ceremony that they would have to leave.
    11/15/2018 - 12:31 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News