Taraji P. Henson Will Produce, Star In John Singleton Directed Emmett Till Biopic

by Krystal Franklin

January 9, 2018

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While on press for her latest film, Proud Mary, Taraji P. Henson revealed that her production company, TPH Productions, is slated to release the story of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old boy who was murdered after whistling at a white woman in 1955 in Money, Mississippi.

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Till’s case would go on to spark a major shift in the Civil Rights movement. Last year the case found its way back in the news when Till’s accuser, Carolyn Bryant Donham, admitted to lying to the FBI that Till touched her.

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