Taraji P is planning on making / starring in Emmett Till film!

posted by DCisChillin - 

In 1855, a young man named Emmett Till, was  14-years old.  It was said that he a young black boy had whistled at a white woman & he was soon after kidnapped, beaten, and shot in the head by a group of of white men. 

The men were tried for murder, but an all-white, male jury acquitted them. Right before her death, the woman who claimed Till whistled at her admitted that she lied and the incident never even happened.

Taraji P Henson feels like the story of Emmett Till needs to be told to a new generation & she's using her star power to do it as both a producer / actress.

There's no date on the film's release yet, but it's for sure going to have an impact one when it hits theaters.

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