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Grand jury in Greenville declined to indict Carolyn Bryant

LEFLORE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – – For more than 70 years, there has been controversy surrounding the woman at the center of the Emmett Till lynching. Tuesday a grand jury in Greenville declined to indict Carolyn Bryant on kidnapping charges and on manslaughter charges. Dewayne Richardson, Leflore County...
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Leflore County jury declines to indict Carolyn Bryant in Emmett Till’s death

A Leflore County grand jury has found insufficient evidence to indict Carolyn Bryant Donham for her role in the kidnapping and lynching death of Emmett Till. District Attorney Dewayne Richardson said the jury considered charges of kidnapping and manslaughter, but returned a “no bill” indicating they would not indict Donham, according to a news release from his office.
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A grand jury in Mississippi has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation 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, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
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Carolyn Bryant said she tried to help Emmett Till, memoir says

MONEY, Miss. — The woman at the center of the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till in Money, Mississippi, denies wanting him killed. The claim comes in a memoir by Carolyn Bryant Donham that was obtained by The Associated Press. In the 99-page manuscript, Donham said she attempted to help...
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Carolyn Bryant memoir obtained by The Associated Press.

The woman at the center of the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till in Money, Mississippi, denies wanting him killed. The claim comes in a memoir by Carolyn Bryant Donham that was obtained by The Associated Press. In the 99-page manuscript, Donham said she attempted to help Till once he had...
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Following the discovery of the arrest warrant for Carolyn Bryant, what’s next?

Squeezed in between news of the celebrations of Juneteenth and Independence Day, it is fortunate that the discovery of the 1955 arrest warrant for Carolyn Bryant was not buried. Of course, it would have been very difficult to do that. Even if there had been an attempt to omit the story after the initial news cycle blitz, members of the Emmett Till family and social justice advocates across the country would have refused to let it be ignored.
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'Carolyn Bryant must be indicted' for role in murder, kidnapping of Emmett Till his cousin says

It has been nearly 67 years since Emmett Till was abducted, tortured and lynched in Mississippi after the 14-year-old Black boy from Chicago was accused of making "advances" at a White woman. In an amazing discovery last week, a team searching a Mississippi courthouse basement for evidence in the case uncovered an unserved 1955 arrest warrant charging that same woman for Till's kidnapping. Included in that team were relatives of Till. They are now calling for the woman, Carolyn Bryant Donham, now in her eighties, to be arrested. Deborah Watts, cousin of Emmett Till, joins Joy Reid saying, "Carolyn needs to be brought to justice."July 1, 2022.
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The Lies of Carolyn Bryant Contributed to the Murder of Emmett Till — Where Is She Now?

In 1955, after being accused of flirting with a white woman (Carolyn Bryant), 14-year-old Emmett Till was beaten to death by Carolyn's husband Roy and his half-brother J.W. Milam. Emmett was a Black boy visiting family in Mississippi. The two men, also white, were acquitted of this heinous and brutal crime. After the trial, they confessed to killing Emmett in an interview with Look Magazine. Roy and J.W. disappeared into their own sad lives, but what happened to Carolyn Bryant?
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Carolyn Bryant lied about Emmett Till. Did author Tim Tyson lie, too?

The Justice Department has closed the books on the lynching of Emmett Till, whose face — young and unblemished, then swollen and monstrous — has come to symbolize the unpunished killings of Black Americans. Whatever hope there was for justice was dashed this week when the department pinned...
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