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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…

Department Of Justice Is Reportedly Interested In Reopening Emmett Till’s Case

There’s a chance that Emmett Till might finally get justice. After his cousin, Deborah Watts, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions held a meeting earlier this week, the…

White Artist Slammed Over Emmett Till “Open Casket” Painting

A painting of Emmett Till caught attention for all the wrong reasons at the 2017 Whitney Biennial. In “Open Casket,” Brooklyn-based artist Dana Schutz depicts the…

Woman Who Claimed Emmett Till Whistled At Her Now Says That Part “Isn’t True”

In 1955, Carolyn Bryant Donham claimed that a 14-year-old black Chicago teen named Emmett Till whistled at her, which lead to the vicious killing of Till by J.W. Milam…

President Obama Signs The Emmett Till Bill To Reopen Unsolved Civil Rights Cases

President Barack Obama signed legislation earlier this month that allows the FBI and the Department of Justice to reopen unsolved civil rights cases. Initially titled Emm…

The Sign That Marks Where Emmett Till Was Found Has Been Vandalized

The death of Emmett Till is still discussed to this day. The teenage boy was found mutilated near the Tallahatchie River in Mississippi in 1955 for whistling at a white…

Jay Z & Will Smith-Produced Emmett Till Series Finds A Writer

Will Smith and Jay Z continue to move our culture forward with their monumental business moves. Last year, the hip-hop icons announced that they were producing a…

The Disturbing Connection Between Emmett Till’s Murder And His Father’s Execution

Emmett Louis Till would have celebrated his 75th birthday on Monday (July 25). At just 14 years old, Emmett was savagely beaten, mutilated, shot and thrown in the…

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

Will Smith and Jay Z found success when they signed on as producers for the Broadway musical, Fela, and now the two will team up again to produce an HBO mini series…