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Witness to Emmett Till lynching dies in Illinois

Hearing the screams of 14-year-old lynching victim Emmett Till from inside a Mississippi barn left a teenage field hand with an unbearable choice. He could tell a courtroom and risk paying for it with his life or keep quiet and let those screams eat away at his conscience.Full story

What the murder of Emmett Till teaches us about Trayvon Martin

  The MHP panel looks back to the murder of Emmett Till and finds parallels between that important moment and the killing of Trayvon Martin.

Janet Langhart Cohen’s theatrical call to action

  The Cycle hosts talk to former Defense Secretary William Cohen and his wife, playwright Janet Langhart Cohen, about her new play combining the stories of historic teenage martyrs Anne Frank and Emmett Till.

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