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Malcolm X and rap music have always fit together like a needle in the groove, connected by struggle, strength and defiance. But three recent episodes involving the use or misuse of Malcolm and other black icons have raised the question: Has rap lost touch with black history?
Mary Juanita Milam, whose late husband was one two men acquitted in the death of teenager Emmett Till, has died in Ocean Springs. She was 87.
Actor Jamie Foxx and the families of Emmett Till and Oscar Grant are joining South Florida residents this weekend to commemorate the second anniversary of Trayvon Martin's fatal shooting by neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman.
John Hiatt once commanded us in song to "Drive South." Rosanne Cash took him up on it.
Rosanne Cash, "The River & The Thread" (Blue Note)
The man who served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under former President Jimmy Carter had a somewhat surprising assessment of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin's future relevance: He's a martyr to the civil rights cause.
The cousin of Emmett Till, the black 14-year-old tortured and lynched in 1955 Mississippi, appeared on MSNBC Friday morning, comparing the murder of his cousin to the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
A march promoted by Al Sharpton's National Action Network that is set to step off from the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday is billed as part of the official recognition of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
While promoting her new movie "The Butler," Oprah Winfrey told The Grio that the death of Trayvon Martin was the “same thing” as the lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till for allegedly flirting with a white woman in 1955, National Review Online first reported.