Tag: Emmett Till


National Outrage over Trayvon Case

Emmett Till, a 15-year-old boy lynched in Mississippi in 1954 allegedly for whistling at a white woman

Despite attempts in the right-wing media to smear 17-year-old Trayvon Martin with references to minor school disciplinary problems, the overall reaction across the United States has been outrage over his slaying and the lack of an arrest, what Sherwood Ross calls a…