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Harlot Who Instigated The Savage Murder Of Emmett Till Will Not...

AFRICANGLOBE - For decades, Carolyn Bryant Donham remained silent as millions of Americans forced themselves to believe that Emmett Till whistled at her, grabbed her and verbally accosted her, before the two men kidnapped him in the pre-dawn hours of August 26, 1955. A new book about the murder is out and the woman whose false accusations led to the brutal killing of the 14-year-old confessed that her story was a lie. Like Till’s killers, Carolyn Bryant Donham will not be brought to justice or face any charges for perjury.

Carolyn Bryant Donham, The White Woman Who Caused Emmett Till’s Murder...

AFRICANGLOBE - More than six decades after the horrific, racially-motivated murder of Emmett Till, the White woman who accused the Chicago teenager of verbally and physically accosting her in Money, Miss., in 1955, has admitted she lied, according to a new book.

Michael Brown, Racism And America’s Open Casket

AFRICANGLOBE - The Michael Brown verdict is yet another reminder, if any was still needed, that racism was and always will be America's open casket through which Black suffering is on constant display. Once again, the nation and the world are numbed at the no-guilty verdict and the closing of America's moral casket on the hopes, dreams and aspirations of Michael Brown, a young Black teen whose body was riddled with America's bullets of racism and indifference to Black suffering.

Witness To Emmett Till Murder Dies At Age 76

AFRICANGLOBE - A key witness of the 1955 murder of Chicago teenager Emmett Till has died. 76-year-old Willie Louis was considered an unsung hero of the civil rights movement for testifying against the two White males charged with killing Till, a 14-year-old Black child, for allegedly whistling at a White female in Mississippi.

When Will It End? Deadly Racial Targeting Of Black Men And...

AFRICANGLOBE - Trayvon Martin, an African-American killed in an attack seen by many as racially motivated, is just the latest name in a sad roll call. These gruesome hate crimes dating to the ’50s also stirred widespread shock and fury.

The Defenders of George Zimmerman Would Have Been Cheering on Emmett...

If ever there was a test to determine if what motivates the tea bagging/right wing/GOP is racism, the Zimmerman case is it. They support Zimmerman, even though he clearly is someone who they would normally hate as a "Mexican." Yet he's been taken up as a cause celebre by the racists not so much for who he is, but for who he shot.

In Trayvon Martin Case, History’s Ghosts Linger

AFRICANGLOBE - Raynard Jackson, a Black conservative commentator, says the fact of a Black president didn’t stop a Black kid minding his own business from being considered a criminal. “It was based on a mindset of prejudice and superiority: ‘Who are you to walk in my neighborhood?’” Jackson asserts.

Nearly 60 Years the Murder of Emmett Till, New Details Emerge

AFRICANGLOBE - Almost six decades after White supremacists savagely murdered Emmett Till in 1955, new details and insights are emerging in one of Mississippi’s most infamous hate crimes. Professor Davis Houck said that African-American press coverage recorded in books has historically included..

Epic Records Apologizes For Lil Wayne’s Disrespectful Emmett Till Reference

AFRICANGLOBE - Music executives are scrambling to remove from the Internet a leaked song in which rapper Lil Wayne compares a sexual act to the death of civil rights martyr Emmett Till. The track, a remix of Atlanta artist Future’s “Karate Chop,” was reportedly leaked on to the Internet without the permission of Future’s record label, Epic.

Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin and the Resurgence of Injustice

57 years after the murder of Emmett Louis Till, who would have thought that we would find ourselves once again confronted with the never...