THANK PRESIDENT BIDEN FOR DESIGNATING EMMETT TILL AND MAMIE TILL-MOBLEY NATIONAL MONUMENT

President Joe Biden has designated the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument spanning three sites in Illinois & Mississippi heeding the call of communities and people like you across the country who advocated for preserving, protecting, and sharing their story. 

Send a message today to say thank you and show your support for representing a crucial and powerful part of America’s civil rights history!

"Thank you President Biden for designating the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument on the anniversary of Emmett Till’s birth.

This national monument ensures the life and legacy of Emmett Till and his mother, civil rights icon Mamie Till-Mobley, will never be forgotten. This national monument from Sumner, Mississippi to Chicago, Illinois will help ensure that their story is preserved, protected & shared with all for generations to come.

By utilizing your authority under the Antiquities Act to designate a national monument, you are honoring the overlooked contributions of Black women in civil rights and creating sites that provide important lessons of consciousness, healing, and justice.

Please continue to honor the stories, legacies, and voices of local communities by designating and/or expanding national monuments such as the Site of the Springfield Race Massacre in Illinois, Historic Greenwood/ Black Wall Street in Oklahoma, Molok Luyuk in California, and Great Bend of the Gila and Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni Grand Canyon in Arizona. Thank you for your commitment to celebrating and conserving connections to the nation’s incredible public lands and waters, and for continuing to permanently protect natural, cultural and historic sites, lands of great scientific value, and ocean waters that contribute to the ongoing and often-untold stories and true history of the United States."

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  • MB
    Maricela Burns signed 2024-06-16 00:52:17 -0600
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    Kimberly Wiley signed 2024-02-13 18:44:25 -0700
    Thank you for acknowledging the significance of remembering the life and legacy of this young man.
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    Gloria Smith signed 2024-01-30 13:19:14 -0700
    It is wonderful to honor those who have helped to make America a better place.
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    Elaine Becker signed 2024-01-24 16:46:10 -0700
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    Caryn Cowin signed 2024-01-24 15:08:32 -0700
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    Susan Osada signed 2023-09-06 21:40:21 -0600
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    Victor Escobar signed 2023-08-29 07:43:38 -0600
    Thank you!
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    Deborah Bronstein signed 2023-08-20 10:34:01 -0600
    God bless you!! It’s about time!
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    Janine Vinton signed 2023-08-19 22:37:59 -0600
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    Frank Stieber signed 2023-08-08 12:28:45 -0600
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    Mark Shanahan signed 2023-08-07 05:21:12 -0600
    THANK YOU!!
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    mary n signed 2023-08-05 17:49:36 -0600
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    Christie Brinkley signed 2023-08-05 03:32:36 -0600
    Thank you. May we all live in peace and love , with justice and equality for all.
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