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Emmett Till

House Passes Emmett Till Antilynching Act To Make Lynching A Federal Hate Crime

Three Republican representatives voted against the bill.

Whoopi Goldberg To Star In Film About Emmett Till’s Mother

"We have waited a very long time to bring this historically necessary important film to people," said Goldberg.

Mississippi’s Emmett Till Memorial To Be Replaced With Bulletproof Sign

The sign stands along the Tallahatchie River where Emmett Till’s body was discovered.

Jesse Williams Apologizes For Using Emmett Till’s Mother To Promote Movie

Jesse Williams is usually seen as a champion of social injustice, but he found himself at the center of controversy after he turned an image of Emmett Till’s mother…

Jesse Williams Announces Emmett Till Film With Disturbing Photo

What should have been interpreted as a moment worthy of praise has quickly turned into a controversial, yet teachable moment for actor and activist, Jesse Williams

Emmett Till’s Landmark Sign Has Been Riddled With Bullet Holes

A sign that acts as a landmark for where Emmett Till‘s badly beaten and decomposed body was found 53 years ago was stolen. A second sign was riddled with bullets and a…

Emmett Till Murder Case Reopened 63 Years Later

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the heartless murder of Emmett Till. In a report submitted to Congress, the Department of Justice said the…

Taraji P. Henson To Star In And Produce Film On Emmett Till

Tara P. Henson is bringing one of her passion projects to the silver screen. The Oscar-nominated actress recently revealed that she will star in and produce a…

Vandals Destroy Sign For Emmett Till On Mississippi Freedom Trail

The sign marking the site where Emmett Till was said to have whistled at a white woman in 1955 has been vandalized. This is the second time in two months the sign at the…