Emmett Till and the Whistle for Civil Rights

Emmett Till and the Whistle for Civil Rights

Sixty years ago, in the small town of Money, Mississippi, a young Chicagoan was kidnaped, brutally maimed and murdered in an act of racial violence. It was Aug. 28, 1955; a time of heavy racism and segregation in the South. The boy was 14-year-old Emmett Till, whose whistle and the horrific torment and murder it caused made U.S. history and galvanized the […]

Denver Zoo Fun New Additions

Denver Zoo Fun New Additions

The Denver Zoo in City Park is the host to many animals and plant-life, as well as some upcoming fun. Charlotte Greenie, the zoo’s new sloth, was adopted into the zoo in June. She has made some new friends and now calls it home. Next month, the zoo will be hosting a rare treat, a […]

Kendrick Johnson Foul Play Case Revived

Kendrick Johnson Foul Play Case Revived

The severely beaten body of 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson was found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat on January 11, 2013. His remains were discovered in the gymnasium of Lowndes High School, where he had been left to decompose the day after he went missing.  The Federal Bureau of Investigations raided the home and college dorm of two brothers who […]