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Emmitt Till

The Ghosts Of Racism's Past

AP | JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 08.15.2013 | Black Voices

Focus on the details, and the cases seem very different. One was killed by virulent white racists, the other by a part-Hispanic neighborhood watchman ...

Emmett Till's Family Pens Open Letter To Lil Wayne

Posted 02.25.2013 | Black Voices

A week after the backlash stemming from Lil Wayne’s controversial Emmett Till lyric , which resulted in the record label's decision to pull the lyri...

Stevie Wonder Responds To Weezy's Controversial Lyric

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 02.20.2013 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- Stevie Wonder is not happy with Lil Wayne's vulgar lyrics that reference Emmett Till, a black teen who was killed in 1955 for allegedly whi...

Weezy Faces Backlash Over 'Emmett Till' Lyric

Posted 02.14.2013 | Black Voices

It appears Lil Wayne is having a rough week. Following his ejection from Sunday’s Miami Heat game against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Grammy Awa...

Emmett Till and Dr. King's Memorial

Eddie Glaude, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 10.26.2011 | Black Voices
Eddie Glaude, Jr., Ph.D.

Americans, especially African Americans, must not walk through the King national memorial without remembering our dead, without calling the names of those we know and acknowledging the nameless souls who sacrificed for a more just world.