Jay Reeves and Allen G. Breed / The Associated PressJul 13, 2018
After receiving unspecified new information, the Justice Department has reopened the galvanizing 1955 case of the black teenager who was murdered in Mississippi. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
JAY REEVES / The Associated PressJul 12, 2018
The Justice Department told Congress in a report in March that it has new information about the brutal murder of the black teenager in Mississippi that helped inspire the civil rights movement. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
David Sheen / TruthdigFeb 27, 2018
Vicious violence against non-Jewish African refugees in Israel follows years of Israeli leaders whipping up racist sentiments against them. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 29, 2015
The 14-year-old boy who was murdered by two white men in rural Mississippi 60 years ago has become more than a symbol of the horrors of racism in America, more than a catalyst for the civil rights movement. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
By Henry A. Giroux, TruthoutApr 13, 2013
In a remix version of the song "Karate Chop" by rapper Future, Lil Wayne mocked 14-year-old African-American Emmett Till, a boy whose body was mutilated and tortured by white racists in Mississippi in 1955 after he allegedly whistled at a white woman. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Eugene Robinson / TruthdigMar 23, 2012
For every black man in America, from the millionaire in the corner office to the mechanic in the local garage, the Trayvon Martin tragedy is personal. It could have been me or one of my sons. It could have been any of us. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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