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Taraji P. Henson and John Singleton Team Up For An Emmett Till Movie

All it takes is a cursory glance at the news to know America still has a long way to go in our ongoing reckoning with our country’s racial history. But one way to help heal the wounds of the past is to provide people with knowledge and perspective, and that’s exactly what producer/star Taraji P. Show More Summary

Taraji P. Henson to Star In & Produce Emmett Till Biopic

Taraji P. Henson is gearing up for her new movie role! The 47-year-old Proud Mary star is attached to star in and produce the upcoming period pic based on Emmett Till, the 14-yer-old black teenager from Chicago who was abducted and brutally killed by two white men while in Mississippi in 1955, THR reports. Taraji [...]

Taraji P. Henson To Star In And Produce An Emmett Till Biopic

On the eve of the release of Taraji P. Henson’s starring vehicle Proud Mary, it’s been announced that the actress will stay busy with an Emmett Till biopic she is slated to act in and produce. Henson will play Mamie Till-Mobley, Emmett’s mother, and it will center on the racially ... More »

Taraji P. Henson Says She’s Working On A John Singleton-Directed Movie About The Story Of Emmett Till [Video]

This definitely sounds like an amazing project…do you think they’ll ring up “Jody” for some support on this one?? Splash/Instagram

Artsy's 25 People Who Defined Visual Culture In 2017

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

This year's list runs from Maria Balshaw (the first woman to head the Tate gallery system); through Dana Schutz and the artists who led the attack on her painting of Emmett Till, the creators of the "pussy hat" and of the Fearless Girl sculpture on Wall Street; down to the photographer who created the pregnant-Beyoncé […]

Simeon Booker, intrepid chronicler of civil rights struggle for Jet and Ebony, dies at 99

He risked his life to bring Emmett Till’s death and the Freedom Rides to a national audience.

The New Yorker's David Remnick writes "Brownmiller’s treatment of the Emmett Till case reads today as morally oblivious...."

That's in "The Weinstein Moment and the Trump Presidency/The producer and other powerful men are facing repercussions for their alleged abusive behavior. Will the President?," a short essay that begins with a section on Susan Brownmiller's...Show More Summary

Group seeks landmark status for Emmett Till's Chicago Home

A preservation group wants the Chicago home where Emmett Till once lived to receive landmark status. A city report notes the boy and his mother moved into the apartment in … Click to Continue »

Group seeks landmark status for Emmett Till's Chicago Home

A preservation group wants the Chicago home where Emmett Till once lived to get landmark status. The Chicago Tribune reports Preservation Chicago has proposed the idea to city officials. To … Click to Continue »

CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY: Who Decided That Kenneka Jenkins From Chicago Was News Worthy But The Deadly Hammer Attack Against Hammer Attack Upon Dante Daniels Was Not?

SAY HIS NAME!!!!! Dante Daniels, 8, Is Equal To Tamir Rice Dante Daniels, 8, Is Equal To Trayvon Martin Dante Daniels, 8, Is Equal To George Stenney Jr Dante Daniels, 8, Is Equal To Emmett Till

Simeon Wright, Witness to Abduction of Emmett Till, Dies at 74

6 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Two young cousins, one visiting from Chicago, shared a bedroom on the night of a murder in 1955 that shook the nation and galvanized the civil rights movement.

Simeon Wright, witness to the abduction of his cousin Emmett Till, dies at 74

The two young men shared a bed the night in 1955 Till was kidnapped and murdered for allegedly wolf-whistling at a white woman.

Emmett Till's cousin, witness to his abduction, dies of cancer

6 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Simeon Wright was a cousin and friend of Till when the 14-year-old visited Money, Miss.

Simeon Wright, cousin who was with Emmett Till the night he was kidnapped and killed, dies at 74

Simeon Wright, the cousin of Emmett Till who was with the boy on the night he was kidnapped and later killed for whistling at a white woman in a Mississippi grocery store, has died. Till’s violent death at the age of 14 helped galvanize the civil rights movement in America, and Wright carried the...

Cousin Who Witnessed Emmett Till Abduction Dies At 74

6 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Simeon Wright was just 12 years old when his 14-year-old cousin was taken at gunpoint from the bed they shared, before Till was brutally beaten and killed.

Wadada Leo Smith -- Elegy: "Emmett Till: Defiant, Fearless"

'Jazz Night in America recorded Wadada Leo Smith performing his original composition "Emmett Till: Defiant, Fearless" in tribute while canoeing under the Black Bayou Bridge in Glendora, Miss. on April 25th, 2017.'

Emmett Till was murdered 62 years ago today — based on a lie that was only recently revealed

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Emmett Till was murdered 62 years ago Monday, but the woman at the center of his brutal lynching — which helped launch the civil rights movement — admitted years later that she made up the sensational claims that led to the teen’s death. Carolyn Bryant Donham has never spoken...

Today in History for August 28th

6 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Highlights of this day in history: Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his 'I Have a Dream' speech; Clashes mar the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago; Black teen Emmett Till abducted and killed in Mississippi; Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Diana granted a divorce. (Aug. 28)        

"The anger and action aimed at the statues are reminiscent of recent controversies over two prominent artworks..."

"... Dana Schutz’s painting 'Open Casket' depicting Emmett Till, the murdered African-American teenager, in the Whitney Biennial, and Sam Durant’s sculpture gallows 'Scaffold,' at the Walker Art Center’s sculpture garden, which was denounced by Native American groups for recalling an act of genocide. Show More Summary

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