The 2021 Return of Emmett Till

Last month, a Black man was killed by a White man in Oregon because he complimented the man’s White girlfriend. Sound familiar?

Bonsu Thompson
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Photo: Mamie Till-Mobley / Public Domain

Earlier this year, an old photo of Emmett Till and his mother spread across the internet. Although the picture of Till alive and smiling next to his mother had been seen for decades, its…

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Bonsu Thompson
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Bonsu Thompson is a writer, producer, Brooklynite and 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow.