Emmett Till

Three Republicans in the House Voted Against the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Bill

On Monday, The House of Representatives voted 422-3 to approve the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Bill, making lynching a federal hate… Read More

March 1, 2022

No New Charges as Justice Department Officially Closes Emmett Till Case

The U.S. Department of Justice has officially ended investigation into the barbaric 1955 lynching of Emmett Till, unable to find… Read More

December 7, 2021

Emmett Till Memorial In Photo Of Gun-Toting Mississippi Students Will Be Gated & Made Bulletproof

The Emmett Till Memorial Commission is also trying to create a Mamie and Emmett Till National Park. The Emmett Till… Read More

July 29, 2019

Students From Ole Miss Face Possible Investigation By DOJ For Posing With Guns In Front Of Shot-Up Emmett Till Marker

The students have also been suspended from their fraternity house. Three students from the University of Mississippi have not only… Read More

July 25, 2019

Jesse Williams Responds To Backlash For Using Colin Kaepernick Nike Meme To Promote Emmett Till Film

UPDATE: Jesse Williams has issued a statement on his Twitter posts that used Colin Kaepernick's Nike ad to promote his Till movie.… Read More

September 24, 2018

Historical Emmett Till Sign Riddled With Bullets 35 Days After Being Replaced

A memorial sign dedicated to Emmett Till has been vandalized with bullet holes. The sign, which marks where Till's body… Read More

August 6, 2018

Emmett Till Case Reopened By Department Of Justice 63 Years After His Death

Almost 63 years after his death Emmett Till's case is being revisited. READ: Emmett Till Accuser Finally Admits She Lied… Read More

July 12, 2018

Comedian Faizon Love Faces Backlash For Comparing Bill Cosby To Emmett Till

Yesterday came news that Bill Cosby was convicted on all counts of drugging and raping Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his… Read More

April 27, 2018

‘Trayvon Martin Story’ Docuseries Reminds America That His Life Mattered As Much As His Death [Review]

Danielle A. Scruggs previewed the premiere episode of The Trayvon Martin Story and came away from the experience forever changed.… Read More

April 24, 2018

Taraji P. Henson To Produce, Star In Emmett Till Film

Taraji P. Henson is set to star in a film about Emmett Till. Titled The Emmett Till Story, Henson will portray… Read More

January 10, 2018

Florida State University Becomes Home For Never Before Seen Emmett Till Court Case Papers

Florida State University is now the home of the most comprehensive archival collection on Emmett Till. READ: Emmett Till Accuser… Read More

November 21, 2017

Simeon Wright, Emmett Till’s Cousin Who Was Last To See Till Alive, Dies At 74

Simeon Wright, the cousin of Emmett Till who witnessed Till's kidnapping and was the last to see him alive, passed away… Read More

September 5, 2017

Marker Honoring Emmett Till Rededicated On His Birthday

Emmett Till would have been 76-years-old today. A Mississippi marker honoring Till was rededicated Tuesday on what would have been… Read More

July 25, 2017

A Historical Emmett Till Marker in Mississippi Was Vandalized

A marker on the Mississippi Freedom Trail that honors civil rights figure Emmett Till was vandalized twice in the last… Read More

June 27, 2017

Justice Department May Reopen Investigation Into Emmett Till’s Murder Case

An investigation into the murder of Emmett Till may be reopened by the U.S. Department of Justice, following a meeting… Read More

April 5, 2017

Protesters & Black Artists Want This Painting Of Emmett Till Destroyed

A group of protesters and black artists are furious at a new painting called Open Casket, a piece of work… Read More

March 22, 2017