emmett till

Just 14 at the time, Till's chilling death and stirring open-casket images are stark reminders of how far we have and haven't come.

More than 63 years after his brutal killing and mutilation at the hands of two white men, Emmett Till may finally get justice. The Department of Justice announced that they will be re-opening Till’s murder case after “new evidence” surfaced. That evidence? Carolyn Bryant Donham, the woman who accused Till of whistling at her in […]

The U.S. Department of Justice may re-open its investigation into the 1955 gruesome murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till for whistling at a White woman in Mississippi.

NEW YORK (AP) — An abstract painting of lynching victim Emmett Till on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York was the subject of a weeklong protest by a black artist who decried the canvas as “an injustice to the black community” because it was painted by a white woman. Parker […]

African-American artists are slamming a painting based on pictures of Emmett Till produced by a White artist for the Biennial exhibition at New York's Whitney Museum of Art.

The Tallahatchie County Courthouse, where Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam were tried and acquitted in Emmett Till’s death in 1955 is being converted into a museum.

Emmett Till's family is calling for a new investigation after a new book reveals that his accuser, Carolyn Bryant Donham, lied about a claim that led to his lynching.

Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Timothy Tyson, the author of The Blood Of Emmett Till to talk about the confession that led to the death of a young Emmett. “It seems to me that she was in poor health. She hadn’t said a word since 1955. She kind of muttered, “well everyone is […]

1/30/17- Roland Martin talks to Erica Gordon, of the Mamie Till Mobley Foundation and Wheeler Parker Jr. about the stunning new details that reveal a lie told by the key witness in Emmett Till’s case. “We weren’t surprised because we always known the truth. My cousin was there…they told us the truth. We’ve always known that the […]

Emmett Till's White female accuser, Carolyn Bryant Donham, admits to lying about the claim that led to his lynching, according to a newly released book.

In 1955, the death of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American teenager who was lynched after allegedly flirting with a White woman in rural Mississippi, sparked controversy across America. The two White men responsible for brutally murdering Till were let off by an all-White jury. The case brought attention to how racism is intertwined with America’s […]

The new legislation will allow civil rights cold cases that happened prior to 1970 to be reopened.