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Emmett Till relative asks Sessions to push civil rights law
Family members of Emmett Till are pushing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to enforce a law that that allows prosecutors to reinvestigate old civil rights murder cases
Journalist Wilson 'Bill' Minor dies; covered civil rights
Wilson F. "Bill" Minor, a journalist who chronicled Mississippi through almost 70 years of change including its turbulent struggle over civil rights, has died
White artist's Emmett Till painting under fire at NY museum
A 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" because it was painted by a white woman
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Is Emmett Till painting cultural appropriation?
"The View" co-hosts discuss an artist under fire for the stirring painting.
Trayvon Martin's parents on becoming activists, a role they never expected to have before son was killed
It was five years ago this month that Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American 17-year-old from Miami Gardens, Florida, was shot and killed by neighborhood watchman, George Zimmerman . Since his death, Trayvon’s parents Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin have been at the front of the charge to stem
Trayvon Martin's parents describe taking on new roles as activists
Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American teen, was killed five years ago and his parents have stepped up to speak out against gun violence.
Bullet-Riddled Memorial to Emmett Till Prompts Talk of Still 'So Much Hatred'
Vandals in Mississippi apparently shot up a memorial to Emmett Till , an African-American teen whose murder in 1955 became a touchstone of the civil rights movement. The defacing of the memorial drew notice Oct. 15, when Facebook user Kevin Wilson Jr. posted an image of the damage to the marker of
Why Emmett Till's Life Matters 60 Years After His Brutal Slaying
Today marks 60 years since Chicago teenager Emmett Till was killed at age 14 for apparently whistling at a white woman in Mississippi. Civil rights activists, relatives of the black teen and other families "victimized by racial violence" -- including the family of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown
Emmett Till Death Case Re-Opened in 2004
The U.S. Justice Department cited new information in its investigation of actions that led to the teen's 1955 murder in Mississippi.