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Emmett Till Family

to Lil Wayne:

THAT'S NO APOLOGY!

5/1/2013 3:44 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0501-emmett-till-lil-wayne-gettyLil Wayne's "apology" to the family of civil rights icon Emmett Till was NOT REALLY AN APOLOGY ... in fact, it fell way short ... a rep for the Till family tells TMZ.

Earlier today, Wayne fired off a letter to the Tills ... to "acknowledge" the hurt he caused the family when he compared Emmett's violent death with the violent way he has sex with women.

Nowhere in the letter did Wayne say he was sorry for what he did.

Now, Airickca Gordon-Taylor -- Executive Director, Mamie Till Mobley Memorial Foundation and Till Family Representative -- tells TMZ the family does not view the letter as a formal apology.

"While it’s commendable that he has vowed to respect the legacy of Emmett Till and his memory to ‘not use or reference Emmett Till or the Till family in his music,' this statement falls short of an apology, as none is mentioned."

We're reaching out to Lil Wayne for comment -- stay tuned.

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"...I'm sorry you feel that way." --- Classic F uck You Apology.

545 days ago
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A P O L O G I Z E !!

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Cgarza    

Wow. Just wow. To lil Wayne. Some consideration to feelings of peeps still alive, wow.

545 days ago
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sezuire    

He is just a boy!!!

544 days ago
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wallace marsh     

i love lil wany

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