By Tracy Allen
CALL Staff Writer
While America deals with the racial overtones surrounding police brutality and the deaths of various African Americans in recent months that has created nationwide controversy and focus on black lives, local activist Alvin Sykes of Kansas City, Kas., is still committed to making sure all Americans receive proper justice.
Sykes has dedicated his life to making sure unsolved Civil Rights crimes aren’t ignored either. It is why Sykes, the president of The Emmett Till Justice Campaign (ETJC), a human rights group that was co-founded and chaired by Till’s mother, Mamie Till Mobley, until her death, and led by human rights activist Sykes, is back at it again making sure that Till’s death and the federal law that followed is carried to fruition.
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