The country singer said nothing about his song, "Try That In A Small Town," references race despite filming the video at a famous lynching site.
The decision comes despite recent revelations about an unserved arrest warrant and the 87-year-old Carolyn Bryant Donham's unpublished memoir.
Carolyn Bryant Donham, the white woman who accused Till of improper advances, wrote in an unpublished memoir that she didn't want him murdered.
Carolyn Bryant Donham, who was at the center of the 1955 lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till in Mississippi, denies wanting him killed.
The unserved 1955 warrant would have charged a white woman for kidnapping Emmett Till.
The Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate blasted GOP Sen. Rand Paul for initially blocking legislation to make lynching a federal hate crime.
Relatives of Emmett Till have been stymied in their calls for a renewed investigation into his lynching in Mississippi in 1955.
The DOJ closed its investigation after finding “insufficient evidence” that a white woman had recanted her claims that led to the Black 14-year-old’s lynching.
Gov. Larry Hogan granted posthumous pardons to 34 victims of lynching. His office said he was the first governor to do so.
Fox News’ Tucker Carlson plumbed new depths with his criticism of the media coverage of Derek Chauvin’s trial.