“I think the bigger issue is more important than the possible damage that our building might incur. How do you bring about change?”
From a controversial Emmett Till painting to an act of virtual anti-Semitic assault, the Whitney Biennial is tough to assess. Maybe too tough.
In the late summer of 1955, 14-year-old Emmet Till was murdered by two white men in Mississippi. Here’s how The Forward reported the aftermath.
When Noah Pozner’s mother shared gruesome details about his murder, she followed a path set by the mother of civil rights martyr Emmett Till. Will her choice also change history?