Posts tagged "Emmett Till"


Will Smith And Jay Z To Produce HBO Mini-Series About Emmett Till

When stars use their platform to bring awareness >>>>>>>>>


Roger Ebert’s Widow To Bring The Story Of Emmett Till To The Big Screen

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Emmett Till's horrific murder.


Massive Turnout for 50th Anniversary of MLK “I Have A Dream” Speech (PHOTOS)

In 1963, Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. helped lead the civil rights March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Thousands walked through The Mall to…


Is It Time For Rappers to Change Their Topics of Discussion?

It's one thing not to support rappers because of their offensive lyrics, but when his or her money slows up, it's time to…


Coffee Talk: Katy Perry Launches ‘Killer Queen,’ Kim Kardashian Denies Summer Wedding

"California Gurl" Katy Perry is feeding her beauty obsession while she creates another album. On Thursday (May 2), the pop princess offered a…


Pepsi Drops Lil Wayne After Emmett Till Reference

PepsiCo has dropped Lil Wayne as a spokesperson after the rapper referenced Emmett Till in a lyric earlier this year.


Lil Wayne Apologizes To Emmett Till’s Family

Lil Wayne has issued an official apology to the Till family for his controversial lyrics on Future's "Karate Chop (Remix)."


Emmett Till Family To Go After Lil Wayne’s Mountain Dew Deal

Lil Wayne continues to come under fire for his controversial reference to Emmett Till, the black teen murdered in 1955 for allegedly whistling at a…


VIBE Exclusive: An Open Letter From The Family of Emmett Till To Lil’ Wayne

Rapper Lil' Wayne came under fire last week after making a controversial lyrical reference to Emmett Till, the black teen murdered in 1955 for allegedly…


Stevie Wonder Comments on Lil Wayne’s Controversial Emmett Till Line

Word is really getting around about Lil Wayne’s controversial lyric that referenced Emmett Till, the black teen who was murdered in 1955 for allegedly whistling…


Label Apologizes For ‘Hurtful’ Lil Wayne Lyric

Lil Wayne has earned praise for his wordplay in the past, but his simile in a recent song went too far for some. Epic Records…