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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    Barbara Cincilla signed 2023-07-26 05:10:27 -0600
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    James Bengel signed 2023-07-26 04:28:20 -0600
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    Christopher Panayi signed 2023-07-26 04:27:14 -0600
    Well done that man.
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    Marianne Flanagan signed 2023-07-26 01:17:43 -0600
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    Jon Moulesong signed 2023-07-26 01:06:00 -0600
    Keep on truckin’ brother!
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    Zoe Spiropoulou signed 2023-07-26 01:05:02 -0600
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    Sirina Sucklal signed 2023-07-26 01:01:09 -0600
    Thank You.
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    Margaret Shekell signed 2023-07-26 00:54:30 -0600
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    Maryann Smale signed 2023-07-26 00:39:10 -0600
    Thank you!
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    Keith Runion signed 2023-07-26 00:35:01 -0600
    Good move!
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    Lynn C. Lang signed 2023-07-26 00:27:48 -0600
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    Warren M. Gold signed 2023-07-26 00:12:14 -0600
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    Sylvia Mitchell signed 2023-07-26 00:01:12 -0600
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    C s signed 2023-07-25 23:42:46 -0600
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    carissa fairchild signed 2023-07-25 23:42:40 -0600
    Thank you president biden!
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    Julie Morgan signed 2023-07-25 23:42:36 -0600
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    Lisa Joakimides signed 2023-07-25 23:33:53 -0600
    Thank you, President Biden, for designating the Till Monument!
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    Maryellen Redish signed 2023-07-25 23:33:28 -0600
    Thank you, Mr. President, for taking this action at a time when racism and bigotry are raising their ugly heads in this country. It’s important for you to show that the majority of the country is not like that. This young man’s story is so heart breaking and his mother’s actions were incredibly brave.