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[WATCH] Jay Z and Will Smith Team up to Produce Emmett Till Miniseries

The men join forces to executive produce HBO series about the 1955 murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till

Jay Z and Will Smith join forces to executive produce HBO series about the 1955…

By Kandia Johnson

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Janet Cohen Draws Intolerant Parallel with ‘Anne and Emmett’ Play

Award-winning writer creates dialogue to unite and educate people globally

Award-winning writer Janet Cohen shares her play “Anne and Emmett” to educate the masses and…

By Brittany Dandy

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Emmett Till’s Family Requests Meeting W/ Lil Wayne

After months of controversy, the Till family is ready to sit down with Lil Wayne.

Emmett Till’s family is ready to sit down and have a “dialogue” with Lil Wayne…

By Amber McKynzie

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Lil Wayne Loses Mountain Dew Endorsement Over Lyrics

Lil Wayne recently apologized for the lyrics

Rapper loses endorsement at urging of Emmet Till’s family

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Lil Wayne Apologizes to Emmett Till’s Family in Letter

Do you think the apology came too late?

Rapper Lil Wayne has come to his senses and apologized to Emmett Till’s family for…

By Michael Smith

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Emmett Till's 1954 Christmas photo.

Emmett Till’s Family Pens Open Letter to Lil’ Wayne

Wayne was blasted in the letter for being insensitive

Lil Wayne’s offensive lyrics in the song “Karate Chop” sparked outrage

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Stevie Wonder Disappointed with Lil Wayne’s Emmett Till Lyric

Lil Wayne frowned upon for releasing disrespectful lyrics about Emmett Till.

Epic Records asked to pull Future’s recent single, “Karate Chop,” as Lil Wayne disrespectfully references…

By Amber McKynzie

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Lil Wayne Takes a “Beating” Over Emmett Till Reference

Rapper takes heat for the mention of the slain black man

What’s your take?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Emmett Till's 1954 Christmas photo.

So Many Tears: The Most Devastating Moments in Black History

Black Enterprise remembers some of Black history's most horrifying moments.

From Malcolm X to James Byrd, Jr., Black Enterprise looks back at some of Black…

By Amber McKynzie

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How Long Before We Forget About Trayvon Martin?

Being politically active against injustice should not be a trending topic but a lifetime mission

Following the death of Trayvon Martin everyone’s rallying for justice, but will the activism last…

By Anslem Samuel

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