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Till | Movie

The never-before-told story of Mamie Till Mobley’s quest for justice for her son, Emmett. In theaters now.

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Grief Over Time - Ten Years Since the Murder of Trayvon Martin

Derecka Purnell New York Magazine
Sybrina Fulton, lost her son Trayvon Martin ten years ago this month, found her painful place in American history. She feels honored when supporters compare her to Till-Mobley. “She’s an icon. She was the example of, you know, a strong Black woman,”

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Reader Comments: Anti-Trump Unity Needed; Truth About Trump Economy; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez; Civil Rights, Voting Rights and Emmett Till; Terence Hallinan; Latest from Austria; Puerto Rico poster; Top Civil Rights Songs; Iran Day of Action Saturday

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John Edgar Wideman's "Writing to Save a Life"

Charles R. Larson Counterpunch
Wideman's mixed-genre work examines the lives and legacies of the young Till, his father, Louis Till, and what they can tell us about racism and about families.

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He's My Death, Too

Shehryar Fazli Los Angeles Review of Books
The lynching of Emmett Till some six decades ago still stands as a singular moment in the movement for black liberation, racial equality, and against racism. This new book revisits that history.

Emmett Till's Cousin: `Murder Never Crossed My Mind' After He Whistled

by Ryan Loughlin & Joie Chen Al jazeera America
On the 60th anniversary of Emmett Till's murder, his cousin says history still hasn't told the whole story. His cousin recalls the night he last saw him. It's been 60 years since the murder of Emmett Till, but his story remains unfinished. His death helped spark the civil rights movement and frame the ongoing debate over racism in America.
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