Emmett T. → Emmett T. I feel like a complete idiot for being surprised by this verdict. I guess I might have seen it coming when the police didn’t even want to arrest a guy who shot a kid. But I’ll never forget today. We still live in a country Emmett Till couldn’t have survived. What the hell is wrong with us? Dean Trippe Dean has a lot of awesome, insightful things to say, and they aren’t always about comics. Sometimes, they are about naming his rad son and the death of Trayvon Martin.