Family of Emmett Till Writes Open Letter to Lil Wayne
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The row over Lil Wayne's offensive lyrics about civil rights movement catalyst Emmett Till — the 15-year-old murdered in 1955 for allegedly whistling at a white woman — on a Future remix continues.
Yesterday, Till's family posted an open letter to Lil Wayne on VIBE.com. "When you spit lyrics like 'beat that p---y up like Emmett Till,' not only are you destroying the preservation and legacy of Emmett Till's memory and name, but the impact of his murder in black history along with the degradation of women," the letter, written by Airickca Gorgon-Taylor, Till Family representative and executive director of the Mamie Till Mobley Memorial Foundation, read.
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