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Teens Cover Defaced Emmett Till Marker with...

When members of a nonprofit youth group visited Money, Miss., recently, they were devastated to discover the vandalized historical marker of Emmett Till. But instead of remaining...

Historical Marker Honoring Emmett Till Defaced in...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A civil rights historical marker in Mississippi has been vandalized. The marker remembers Black teenager Emmett Till, who was kidnapped before...

White Artist Defends Painting of Emmett Till’s...

The mutilated corpse of Emmett Till is on public display once again, only this time it's a painted version at New York City's Whitney...

Emmett Till Was Born 75 Years Ago,...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIQnHiE04D4&feature=youtu.be Today would have been the 75th birthday of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old African-American boy from Chicago who was murdered on Aug. 28, 1955, while...

10 Must-See Documentaries That Celebrate the African-American...

The stories of Black life in America are most popular this time of year as we celebrate the accomplishments of Black people in February. The...

Filmmaker Keith Beauchamp Discusses 20-Year Journey to...

Sixty years ago on August 21, 1955, 14 year-old Emmett Till, an African-American from Chicago, arrived in Money, Mississippi to visit relatives for the...

Emmett Till’s Legacy Will be Revisited with...

Had he lived, Emmett Till would have turned 74 years old this weekend. Unfortunately, Till didn’t even make it out of his teens. This year...

Mississippi Town Opens Emmett Till Museum So...

The murder of Emmett Till has hung over the state of Mississippi and, indeed, the entire South for 60 years—an inescapable marker of the...

10 American States With the Most Lynchings...

Mississippi With well over 581 lynchings, Mississippi tops the list with the most total lynchings during this time, according to statistics provided by the Tuskegee...

Emmett Till Memorialized At Tree Planting Ceremony...

In memory of Emmett Till and his tragic death, a sycamore tree was planted at the Capitol yesterday. Till, a teenager from Chicago visiting his...

5 Black Celebrities Who Disrespected Black Leaders...

Hip-hop began in the 1970s as a cultural force that showcased the political, revolutionary and militant voice of Black America. Initially, it was created...

Lil Wayne’s Emmett Till Apology Falls Short

Lil Wayne's "apology" to the family of civil rights icon Emmett Till was not really an apology, in fact, it fell way short, a...

Lil Wayne’s Emmett Till Lyric To Get...

Lil Wayne may be dropped from his Mountain Dew endorsement deal after Emmett Till’s family reached out to urge the company to cut all...

Rapper 2 Chainz Poses with Cops After...

Rapper 2 Chainz was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia in Maryland on Thursday, and could face up to a year in jail and...

Epic Records Apologizes For Lil Wayne’s Vulgar...

Music executives are scrambling to remove from the Internet a leaked song in which rapper Lil Wayne compares a sexual act to the death...

Enough Already! Discussing Lil Wayne's Offensive Emmett...

Lil Wayne offends...once again. The Louisiana-born rapper made a highly offensive and sexually explicit lyric on his track 'Karate Chop.' You might be saying,...