Painful but crucial: Why you’ll see Emmett Till’s casket at the African American museum

Among the most difficult decisions that Lonnie G. Bunch III had to make as he searched the world for objects to tell the story of African Americans was whether to include a casket that once held the mangled body of a murdered black boy.

Seahawks players considering a ‘big surprise’ during anthem

The Seahawks’ Cliff Avril and Doug Baldwin told reporters Wednesday that they’re contemplating joining teammate Jeremy Lane and 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in their national anthem protest. In fact, Seattle’s Bobby Wagner says the team has been talking about some sort of group action before Sunday’s 4:05 p.m. ET game against the Dolphins at CenturyLink…