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Chaz Ebert the widow of the late Roger Ebert, is working on bring Emmett Till’s story to the big screen in ‘Death Of Innocence: ‘The Story Of The Hate Crime That Changed America,’ a film adaptation of a book written by his mother Mamie Till-Mobley and journalist Christopher Benson. Emmett Till was brutally beaten in 1955 after allegedly whistling at a White woman. His death spearheaded  and galvanized the Civil Rights movement.

By, Shamika Sanders, Blackamericaweb.com

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