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Lil Wayne Emmett Till Apology

Rap Artists' Repeated Disrespect Of Black Icons Raises Concerns

AP | JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 03.02.2014 | Black Voices

Malcolm X and rap music have always fit together like a needle in the groove, connected by struggle, strength and defiance. But three recent episodes ...

PepsiCo To Meet With Till Family And Sharpton

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 07.08.2013 | Black Voices

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Officials with PepsiCo Inc. apologized during a meeting Wednesday with relatives of civil rights icon Emmett Till who were offende...

PepsiCo Drops Lil Wayne

AP | Posted 07.03.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- PepsiCo says it cutting ties with Lil Wayne after the rapper made a crude reference to civil rights martyr Emmett Till in a song. Lil Way...

Till Family Shoots Down Weezy's Open Letter

Posted 05.03.2013 | Black Voices

Following the release of Lil Wayne’s open letter apology to the family of Emmett Till for his controversial lyric on Future’s “Karate Chop (Remi...

Weezy Bares It All In Apology Letter

Posted 05.02.2013 | Black Voices

After two months of backlash stemming from the controversial lyric he dropped on Future’s “Karate Chop (Remix),”, Lil Wayne has finally made ame...