Dozens of protesters in Raleigh hit the streets Wednesday (July 6) in hopes of bringing the woman who served as the catalyst for Emmett Till’s murder to justice. Two weeks ago, an unserved warrant for Carolyn Bryant Donham was found inside the basement of a Mississippi courthouse. Addressed to “Mrs. Roy Bryant,” the 1955 warrant […]
The U.S. Department of Justice may re-open its investigation into the 1955 gruesome murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till for whistling at a White woman in Mississippi.
The family of Emmett Till arrived in Washington D.C. Monday night to find justice for Till’s death nearly 8 decades after he was murdered at the age 14 for whistling at a White woman. Deborah Watt, Till’s cousin and co-founder of the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation is set to meet with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions […]
NEW YORK (AP) — An abstract painting of lynching victim Emmett Till on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York was the subject of a weeklong protest by a black artist who decried the canvas as “an injustice to the black community” because it was painted by a white woman. Parker […]
African-American artists are slamming a painting based on pictures of Emmett Till produced by a White artist for the Biennial exhibition at New York's Whitney Museum of Art.
The Tallahatchie County Courthouse, where Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam were tried and acquitted in Emmett Till’s death in 1955 is being converted into a museum.
The family of Emmett Till are pleased to have his named cleared after the white woman who accused him of groping her, 60 years ago admits to lying about that part of the story. The accusations caused the black 14-year-old to be abducted and brutally murdered by two white men. Till’s cousin, Wheeler Parker tells […]
Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Timothy Tyson, the author of The Blood Of Emmett Till to talk about the confession that led to the death of a young Emmett. “It seems to me that she was in poor health. She hadn’t said a word since 1955. She kind of muttered, “well everyone is […]
1/30/17- Roland Martin talks to Erica Gordon, of the Mamie Till Mobley Foundation and Wheeler Parker Jr. about the stunning new details that reveal a lie told by the key witness in Emmett Till’s case. “We weren’t surprised because we always known the truth. My cousin was there…they told us the truth. We’ve always known that the […]
Emmett Till's White female accuser, Carolyn Bryant Donham, admits to lying about the claim that led to his lynching, according to a newly released book.
A memorial sign that marks the place where 14-year-old Emmett Till's mutilated body was discovered in the Tallahatchie river in 1955 is again riddled with nearly 50 bullet holes.