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Los Angeles Times

How Hollywood turned a ‘blind eye’ to Emmett Till: Inside a troubled 67-year history

Watching the story of Till’s brutal 1955 killing can be difficult — but it’s important, says USC Dornsife’s Lanita Jacobs: “There’s also a responsibility on our part to bear witness. These people are no longer here. We need to honor them, say their names, create streets for them, create movies for them. We need to talk about these issues because in many ways they never really did get their due.”