The Story of Emmett Till is the Story of America
The hidden past explains our divided present.
On August 14, 2023, six white former Mississippi policy officers plead guilty to torturing two Black men with tasers and a sex toy for 90 minutes, after kicking in the door to the men’s home without a warrant. The group, which dubbed itself “the goon squad,” taunted them with racial slurs, telling the men to “stop taking advantage of a white woman who l…
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