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LISA WHITTINGTON

Be sure to link to lisalovewhittington.com, she is a multi-faceted artist, film maker and storyteller. An advocate of social justice

The artist's experience "Decoding My Art for Students at Baton Rouge Magnet High School"

Lisa Whittington shares her experiences with art throughout her life and its intimate meaning for her. "What Does Art Want With You?" A TedX presentation

"Emmett Till's Lynching Ignited a Civil Rights Movement. Historians Say George Floyd's Death Could Do the Same"

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Important information contained in a short piece "The Impact of Emmett Till's Murder"

"The Untold Story of EMMETT LUIS TILL" (2005 documentary) by Keith Beauchamp. Including extensive interviewing with Emmett's mother Mamie. 1 hour, 10 minutes

Ignore the image at the top of this page by PBS. Skip to the Features section for numerous brief articles about individual aspects of the Emmett Till story and the people involved. Also, historic information such as: sharecropping; lynching (and the part it played in white supremacy); and sex and race (in 1955 Mississippi).

New York Times "Woman Linked to 1955 Emmett Till Murder Tells Historian Her Claims Were False"

Scroll down for eight minute video (contains graphic images) on the Time's 100 Most Influential Images

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With our eyes open, we can change the world