White Sox: It was 'poor form' for Emmett Till photo

null null Baseball null The White Sox came under fire for including a photo of lynching victim Emmett Till in a scoreboard segment about "famous people from Chicagoland" during Saturday's game against the Twins, causing the team夜网论坛 to apologize.Till was a 14-year-old visiting his family in Mississippi in 1955 when he was hung by a mob for allegedly flirting with a white man's wife. The man and his half-brother were tried for murder but acquitted by an all-white jury. Till's death is considered a huge turning point in the civil rights movement and made him a martyr for equal rights in the African American community.The White Sox included Till's photo between "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak and writer Orson Welles as a “Other famous people from Chicagoland include" segment, which didn't sit well with many people. I have questions. pic.twitter.com/I3hSbaMedv— Charlie J. Johnson (@Charliemagne) June 29, 2019The backlash prompted the White Sox to release a statement, in which they admitted that including Till was in "poor form."“It was done as a list of famous and iconic Chicagoans, so the person who did it (a member of the scoreboard staff) felt lik[......]

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