Mamie Till

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Jesse Williams Directs Mamie and Emmett Till Film

The film is based on the story of Mamie Mobley Till, whose decision to give her son Emmett an open-casket funeral drew worldwide attention to White supremacist violence in America.

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Taraji P. Henson to Star in Emmett Till Film

Henson will produce “The Emmett Till Story” and star as the slain boy’s mother, Mamie Till.