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PepsiCo agrees to meet with Till family, Sharpton

May 8, 2013
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW YORK - PepsiCo Inc. officials will meet Wednesday with members of Emmett Till's family and the Rev. Al Sharpton. Sharpton continued to press for the meeting last week after the company's partnerships with Lil Wayne and Tyler, the Creator to promote Mountain Dew sparked controversies. PepsiCo and Lil Wayne have since parted over creative differences after the rapper's offensive lyrics related to the civil rights icon Till.

 
 

 

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