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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    Mel Apodaca signed 2023-07-25 10:53:24 -0600
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    Evan Sederquest signed 2023-07-25 10:52:51 -0600
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    Shevawn Bell signed 2023-07-25 10:52:49 -0600
    Thank you!
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    Evan Weger signed 2023-07-25 10:52:43 -0600
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    Lucille Laccavole signed 2023-07-25 10:52:39 -0600
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    Marc Dumas signed 2023-07-25 10:52:05 -0600
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    Veronica (Ronni) Egan signed 2023-07-25 10:52:04 -0600
    Thank you!
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    Nathan Nielsen signed 2023-07-25 10:51:52 -0600
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    Jennie Blodgett signed 2023-07-25 10:51:51 -0600
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    Mary Conklin signed 2023-07-25 10:51:46 -0600
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    Joyce Cotter signed 2023-07-25 10:51:33 -0600
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    Warren Murphy signed 2023-07-25 10:51:32 -0600
    Great to see Emmett’s story being honored in the south. It’s been a long time
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    David Maceira signed 2023-07-25 10:51:30 -0600
    Out of this tragedy the civil rights movement was born. Thank you for preserving this moment in history for all to learn from.
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    Rebecca Wish Esche signed 2023-07-25 10:51:29 -0600
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    Valerie Madeska signed 2023-07-25 10:51:16 -0600
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    Michael Tanner signed 2023-07-25 10:51:05 -0600
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    Kevin McKelvie signed 2023-07-25 10:51:03 -0600
    Keep the faith! Thank you
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    Dan Streeter JR signed 2023-07-25 10:50:57 -0600
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    Jean Svadlenka signed 2023-07-25 10:50:34 -0600
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    Michael Hegemeyer signed 2023-07-25 10:50:13 -0600
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    Judy Reinsma signed 2023-07-25 10:50:09 -0600
    Long overdue. Thanks for recognizing this horrific event in our nation’s history.
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    Brent Rocks signed 2023-07-25 10:50:01 -0600
    Thank you so much for doing this.
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    Christopher Seymour signed 2023-07-25 10:49:47 -0600