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Mississippi burning case: KKK killer Edgar Ray Killen dies


Edgar Ray Killen, 92, was only jailed in 2005, 41 years after he help organise a triple murder. (BBC News - World) More More

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Posted on 23 January 2018 | 11:06 am | Google News

Ex-Klansman Edgar Ray Killen may be dead, but this small Mississippi town still remembers his crimes - Southern Poverty Law Center


Southern Poverty Law Center

Ex-Klansman Edgar Ray Killen may be dead, but this small Mississippi town still remembers his crimes
Southern Poverty Law Center
Spread love.” David Goodman, the younger brother of Andrew Goodman, lamented the fact that several of the killers “got off scot-free” and that, despite Killen's conviction, the case “is justice unresolved.” “The fundamental problem of systemic racism ...

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 2:27 pm | Google News

Mississippi Burning case: KKK killer Edgar Ray Killen dies - BBC News


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Mississippi Burning case: KKK killer Edgar Ray Killen dies
BBC News
Edgar Ray Killen, the 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted over the infamous deaths of three civil rights workers in Mississippi, has died. The 92-year-old was serving a 60-year sentence, after being jailed in 2005, four decades after the 1964 ...
Edgar Ray Killen, convicted of 1964 'Mississippi Burning' killings, dies at 92NBCNews.com
'Mississippi Burning' killer and KKK leader Edgar Ray Killen dies in prisonThe Straits Times
Edgar Ray Killen, Mississippi Klansman convicted in 1964 civil rights killings, dies at 92Washington Post
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Posted on 12 January 2018 | 9:08 pm | Google News

Mississippi Burnings KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92 - Cache Valley Daily


Mississippi Burnings KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92
Cache Valley Daily
The slayings shocked the nation, helped spur passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 and were dramatized in the 1988 movie "Mississippi Burning." The part-time preacher and lumber mill operator was 80 when a Neshoba County jury convicted him ...

Posted on 12 January 2018 | 12:44 pm | Google News

Mississippi's darkest days on display in new museums - Jackson Clarion Ledger


Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi's darkest days on display in new museums
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Till-Mobley's decision to display the brutal outrage of her son's death is how Emmett Till became the first exhibit of truth, showing up Mississippi's bald-faced lies and denials, in the face of a not-guilty verdict for his killers by an all-white jury ...

Posted on 17 November 2017 | 11:41 am | Google News

Gaydar founder Henry Badenhorst dies in South Africa - BBC News


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Gaydar founder Henry Badenhorst dies in South Africa
BBC News
At one time Gaydar boasted more than four million subscribers. The founders would go on to launch an award-winning radio station. As a result, Mr Badenhorst, who was born in Johannesburg, was named in the top five of the Independent's Pink List of ...
The Cofounder Of Gaydar, The Groundbreaking Dating Site, Has Died Aged 51BuzzFeed News

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Posted on 13 November 2017 | 5:44 am | Google News

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