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White artist’s Emmett Till painting sparks protest at Whitney Museum
An abstract 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 to the black community” because it was painted by a white woman. Parker Bright spent several days...
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Black artist leads protest against Emmett Till painting
An abstract painting of lynching victim Emmett Till was the subject of a weeklong protest by a black artist.
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Man suspected in 5 bank robberies strikes again in Alsip
A man suspected in five suburban bank robberies since December struck again Thursday evening in south suburban Alsip.
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New book spurs call for fresh probe of Emmett Till lynching
Two of Emmett Till's cousins, Wheeler Parker and Deborah Watts, said a renewed probe of Carolyn Donham's role could settle lingering questions.
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Emmett Till's accuser admits she lied. Now his family wants the truth
Carolyn Bryant Donham has admitted she lied when she testified that Emmett Till touched her.       
259 points by USA Today | Emmett Till Federal Bureau of Investigation Medgar Evers Grand jury All-white jury Money Mississippi Immunity from prosecution Mississippi Delta
Emmett Till's family wants truth in wake of lie revelation
Carolyn Bryant Donham has admitted she lied when she testified that Emmett Till touched her.       
259 points by USA Today | Emmett Till Federal Bureau of Investigation Medgar Evers Grand jury All-white jury Money Mississippi Immunity from prosecution Mississippi Delta
Emmett Till's accuser admits she lied. What now?
Carolyn Bryant admitted she lied when she testified in 1955 that the black teen touched her — a lie she repeated to the FBI a decade ago.        
17564 points by Detroit Free Press | Emmett Till Ku Klux Klan Federal Bureau of Investigation Keith Beauchamp J. Edgar Hoover All-white jury United States Department of Justice Money Mississippi
Emmett Till's accuser admits she lied; will new charges be filed?
Carolyn Bryant admitted she lied when she testified in 1955 that the black teen touched her — a lie she repeated to the FBI a decade ago.       
17568 points by USA Today | Emmett Till Ku Klux Klan Federal Bureau of Investigation Keith Beauchamp J. Edgar Hoover All-white jury United States Department of Justice Money Mississippi
Could old lies about Emmett Till lead to new charges?
Carolyn Bryant admitted she lied when she testified in 1955 that Emmett Till touched her — a lie she repeated to the FBI a decade ago.       
17569 points by USA Today | Emmett Till Ku Klux Klan Federal Bureau of Investigation Keith Beauchamp J. Edgar Hoover All-white jury COINTELPRO United States Department of Justice