Would Ben Shapiro have acquitted Emmett Till’s killers?

the blood-stained century of Jim Crow, thousands of black men, women and children fell victim to racist terror. Often they died anonymously — buried in shallow graves, tossed into rivers, blotted from the earth without so much as a mention in the paper — and so too would have Emmett Till had his mother not held an open casket funeral, forcing the nation to confront the horror that had so…

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