Tuesday, August 28, 2012


Ah what a day it was.

28 August 1955---Emmitt Till, a black teenager from Chicago, was abducted from his uncle's home in Money, Miss. by two white men after he had supposedly whistled at a white woman.

He was found murdered three days later.

28 August 1963---The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I have a dream" speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC.

28 August 1968---Police and anti-war demonstrators clashed in the streets of Chicago as the Democratic National Convention nominated Hubert H. Humphrey for president.

And the beat goes on..........

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