Tag: Emmett Till

Will the Department of Justice Re-Open the Emmett Till Case?

The Department of Justice is considering re-opening the Emmett Till case due to Attorney General Jeff Sessions being interested in re-examining unsolved cases or cases ...

Emmett Till Accuser Has A Confession

“Nothing that boy did could ever justify what happened to him”

Obama Signs Emmett Till Civil Rights Bill

Civil rights cases that were unsolved and took place before 1980 will be re-investigated

History Museum to Debut Film by Ava DuVernay in DC

Ava DuVernay chronicles an important historical date with new film

Simeon Booker, JET Salutes You!

97-year-old former JET journalist receives esteemed award

60 Years Later: Remembering Emmett Till

Family, supporters hold weekend of events in memory of slain teen

60 Years Later: Ron Davis Reflects on Emmett Till

Father of Jordan Davis provides a voice for the voiceless and encouraging all to "keep going"

Coming Soon: Will Smith x Jay Z Collaboration

The business men take the producer's chair once again

Art Work: Black Sheep Are Not Always Bad

A reflection of society and a mother's heartache

Emmett Till’s Family Shows Support for Trayvon

Till's cousin Airickca Gordon-Taylor to attend Remembrance Weekend

PepsiCo Meets With Al Sharpton, Emmett Till Family

The Rev. Al Sharpton says a meeting he held with PepsiCo Inc. officials and members of Emmett Till’s family was “positive.” Sharpton says in a ...

PepsiCo Drops Lil Wayne Over Crude Lyrics

PepsiCo is bowing to public pressure and cutting ties with Lil Wayne over the rapper's crude lyrical reference to Emmett Till.

What We’re Reading This Week [May 3, 2013]

These are the stories that grabbed the most headlines this week...

Emmett Till’s Family Rejects Lil Wayne’s ‘Apology’

The Till family tells TMZ that Lil Wayne's 'apology' isn't suffice — in fact, it isn't an apology at all.

Lil Wayne Apologizes to Emmett Till’s Family

Lil Wayne set an apology letter to Emmett Till's family.

Till Family Urging Sponsors to Drop Lil Wayne

Emmett Till's family is on a mission to hold Lil Wayne and other rappers accountable for their lyrical content.

Radio station Pulls Rick Ross, Lil Wayne Music

A radio station in Michigan has pulled all Rick Ross and Lil Wayne music from its playlists.

Jetsetters: ‘Anne & Emmett’ Reading in New York

Tony-nominated actress Anna Deavere Smith recently did a theatrical reading of Janet Langhart Cohen’s play, “Anne & Emmett,” an imaginary conversation between Anne Frank and ...