Seg. 1: Emmett Till | Seg. 2: Boys Who Dance | KCUR

Seg. 1: Emmett Till | Seg. 2: Boys Who Dance

Aug 28, 2019

Segment 1: The way we remember Emmett Till is still rooted in race and geography.

A KU professor who thought he knew the Emmett Till story was shocked by what he learned when he traveled to the Mississippi Delta for himself. That sent him on a journey to try to sort through the tangled threads of this haunting history. 

Segment 2: Men and boys in ballet speak out.

After Good Morning America's Lara Spencer mocked Prince George, age 6, for his enjoyment of dance, the collective outrage prompted an apology, as well as a larger discussion about the state of gender norms and expectations in 2019.