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date: 28 May 2020

Bradley, Mamie Tilllocked

(23 November 1921–07 January 2003)
  • Stephen J. Whitfield


Bradley, Mamie Till (23 November 1921–07 January 2003), advocate for racial justice, was born Mamie Elizabeth Carthan. Her father, Wiley Nash Carthan, was a factory worker; her mother, the former Alma Spearman, had been a domestic. Mamie Carthan was born in Webb, Mississippi, a hamlet near the Tallahatchie County seat of Sumner, and was raised in Argo, a suburb of Chicago, where she graduated high school....

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