Chicago White Sox Official Says Honoring Emmett Till At A Baseball Game Is ‘Poor Form’ — Nappy News

On Saturday, during a break in the White Sox-Twins game, the park’s big screen honored people from Chicago with three individuals on the screen that included “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak, legendary actor and director Orson Welles, and  Emmett Till , the 14-year-old who was lynched on August 28, 1955. One Chicago White Sox official reportedly said it was “poor form” to show Emmett Till as one of the “famous people from Chicagoland.”

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