Emmett Till

Emmett Till Family Saddened, Stunned over ‘Till’ Oscars Snub

Emmett Till’s family have expressed their sadness after the Motion Picture Academy failed to nominate the story of their famous forebear in every Oscar category as announced Tuesday. Emmett’s cousin and cofounder of the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation, Deborah Watts, told TMZ the family remains disappointed the movie “Till” and its lead actress Danielle Deadwyler — who plays Emmett’s mom — received zero nominations.

Emmett Till's family have expressed their sadness the Motion Picture Academy ignored the