US Department of Justice To Probe The Hiding of Emmett Till Witnesses - Jet Magazine, October 13, 1955

US Department of Justice To Probe The Hiding of Emmett Till Witnesses - Jet Magazine, October 13, 1955

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How Moses K Wright, Emmett Till's Uncle, Escaped from Mississippi After Emmett's Murder - Jet Magazine, October 13, 1955 | Flickr - Photo Sh...

How Moses K Wright, Emmett Till's Uncle, Escaped from Mississippi After Emmett's Murder - Jet Magazine, October 13, 1955 | Flickr - Photo Sh...

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How Author Timothy Tyson Found the Woman at the Center of the Emmett Till Case - Left, a young Emmett Till; Right, Carolyn Bryant with her two sons Roy Jr. and Lamar at Till’s murder trial at the Tallahatchie County courthouse in Mississippi, September 1955. Left, from Bettmann, right, by Ed Clark/The LIFE Picture Collection, both from Getty Images

How Author Timothy Tyson Found the Woman at the Center of the Emmett Till Case - Left, a young Emmett Till; Right, Carolyn Bryant with her two sons Roy Jr. and Lamar at Till’s murder trial at the Tallahatchie County courthouse in Mississippi, September 1955. Left, from Bettmann, right, by Ed Clark/The LIFE Picture Collection, both from Getty Images

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“Nothing that boy did could ever justify what happened to him,” Till’s accuser admits according to a 2007 interview newly revealed in the book “The Blood of Emmett Till.” The white woman who fatally accused 14-year-old Emmet Till of flirting with her in 1955 revealed for the first time ever that tho...“Nothing that boy did could ever justify what happened to him,” Till’s accuser admits according to a 2007 interview newly revealed in the book “The Blood of Emmett Till.” The white woman who…

“Nothing that boy did could ever justify what happened to him,” Till’s accuser admits according to a 2007 interview newly revealed in the book “The Blood of Emmett Till.” The white woman who fatally accused 14-year-old Emmet Till of flirting with her in 1955 revealed for the first time ever that tho...“Nothing that boy did could ever justify what happened to him,” Till’s accuser admits according to a 2007 interview newly revealed in the book “The Blood of Emmett Till.” The white woman who…

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Emmett Till as a young boy (ca. 1950) from the Emmett Till exhibit

Emmett Till as a young boy (ca. 1950) from the Emmett Till exhibit

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Emmett Louis Till and his mother Mamie Till Mobley: Emmett Louis Till was born in Chicago on July 25, 1941. Emmett was the only child of Louis and Mamie Till. He never knew his father, a soldier, who died during World War II.

Emmett Louis Till and his mother Mamie Till Mobley: Emmett Louis Till was born in Chicago on July 25, 1941. Emmett was the only child of Louis and Mamie Till. He never knew his father, a soldier, who died during World War II.

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Setting the record straight for Emmett Till: "Simeon's Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till"    By Simeon Wright with Herb Boyd

Setting the record straight for Emmett Till: "Simeon's Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till" By Simeon Wright with Herb Boyd

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How the Emmett Till Case Changed Five Lives - Jet Magazine, November 24, 1955 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

How the Emmett Till Case Changed Five Lives - Jet Magazine, November 24, 1955 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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