A Mississippi grand jury has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation sparked the lynching of Black teen Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, effectively putting an end to the case that captivated the country and sparked the modern civil rights movement.
NEWS— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) August 9, 2022
A grand jury in Mississippi has declined to indict Carolyn Bryant whose lies set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, despite revelations about an unserved arrest warrant and a newly revealed memoir by the woman. https://t.co/m9BRjH38q7
Y’all keep sharing that picture of #CarolynBryant as if we are supposed to feel bad.— Delvin J. Moody (@DelvinMoody) August 2, 2022
Let me share the real photo that should be remembered of her laughing and rejoicing after her husband killed a young black boy. #EmmettTill should be alive! 🤷🏾♂️ pic.twitter.com/f9xMIAvVRs