The Emmett Till Case Has Been Reopened.
The federal government has reopened its investigation into the killing of Emmett Till, the Black teenager who was brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955.
According to WJLA, “a Justice Department report to Congress says the agency is reinvestigating Till’s slaying after receiving what it calls ‘new information.'”
While the report doesn’t specify what the new information is, two white men were previously acquitted in Till’s lynching before later confessing.
Beyonce and Balmain Are Launching a Coachella-Inspired Collection for Charity.
Balmain says the clothing line will be released at their Paris flagship store on Friday (July 13) and worldwide on Saturday (July 14), with proceeds going to the United Negro College Fund to assist in getting students of color to college.
“I can say today, with absolute confidence, that collaborating with Beyonce on her Coachella concerts is destined to be one of the most important and treasured memories of my career. Why? Because Beyonce,” Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing told Pret-a-Reporter in a statement. “She’s a goddess, blessed with an incredibly beautiful voice and a moral vision to match … Her level of obsessive perfectionism matches mine, so we loved poring over everything — literally everything — together.”
We stan a wonderful cause.
Chadwick Boseman Is Starring in an Action Thriller About a Disgraced NYPD Detective Who’s Given a Second Chance.
17 Bridges is being helmed by filmmakers Joe and Anthony Russo, with Boseman also producing alongside his writing and producing partner, Logan Coles.
Barack Obama Is Among the “Best Presidents” in a New Poll.
In fact, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center, 44% of Americans said Obama was the best or second-best president of their lifetimes. 33% named Bill Clinton, while 32% named Ronald Reagan.
Get Ready. Dr. Dre Is Mixing Anderson .Paak’s Next Album.
On Tuesday (July 10), Tyhiem “Ty” Cannon, head of A&R at Aftermath, shared an Insta picture of Dr. Dre at the mixing board. “Mixing @anderson._paakAlbum!” Cannon wrote in the caption.
Seems like it won’t be long before we get .Paak’s new project.
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