Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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White Nationalists Caught Shooting Propaganda Video at...

A memorial honoring Emmett Till was dishonored over the weekend by a group of white nationalists attempting to shoot a propaganda video at the...

‘What’s the Holdup?’: DOJ Continues Investigation Into...

The U.S. Justice Department is still investigating the death of 14-year-old Emmett Till, whose brutal murder shocked the nation and was a catalyst for...

Jay-Z and Will Smith Team Up For...

Five years ago, Jay-Z and Will Smith joined forces to produce a miniseries on Emmett Till for HBO, but it never hit...

Ole Miss Students Suspended from Fraternity for...

Three University of Mississippi students who posed, armed with guns, at the plaque marking the place where lynched civil rights icon Emmettt Till was...

Brooklyn DA Bombarded with Demands to Arrest,...

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez ensured residents this weekend that his office is investigating the "disturbing" incident involving a woman who falsely accused a...

Folks Split Over Jesse Williams’ Apology for...

Jesse Williams has now issued an apology for the memes he shared in the promotion of his upcoming Emmett Till film, "Till," which he's directing. The activist and...

Jesse Williams Deletes Offending Memes of Emmett...

Activist and "Grey's Anatomy" actor Jesse Williams drew the ire of Twitter users Monday when he tweeted two memes promoting his upcoming Emmett Till movie that likened his...

Marker Where Emmett Till’s Body Was Discovered...

Emmett Till's memorial in Mississippi has once again been vandalized. The memorial was restored just 35 days ago after being damaged two other times. The...

Author of Emmett Till Book Gave FBI...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Weeks after he published a book about the brutal slaying of Emmett Till, a North Carolina author received a call...

Government Reopens Probe of Emmett Till Slaying...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in...

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...