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The latest pursuit of justice comes after an unserved warrant for Carolyn Bryant Donham's arrest for the abduction of 14-year-old Emmett Till was discovered in the Leflore County Courthouse basement🧵:

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In 1955, Emmett Till was tortured by four white men in a barn in Mississippi. Today, the barn still stands, unmarked and unacknowledged, a symbol of the state’s struggle to remember its violent history, Wright Thompson argues. (From 2021)

"...in it, she writes, “I always felt like a victim as well as Emmett.… Did we both pay a price for it, yes, we did.”

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A grand jury declining to indict Emmett Till’s false accuser is not a failure of will of the prosecutors, writes @RobertRaben . This is a cultural failure:

"Carolyn Bryant Donham, the white woman who sparked the kidnapping and lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till, was spotted in public for the first time in over 20 years, less than a month after her unpublished memoir, I Am More Than a Wolf Whistle, was leaked...

A grand jury in Mississippi has declined to indict Carolyn Bryant Donham for her role in the lynching of Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago.

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It's increasingly unlikely that the 87-year-old woman will ever be charged for her role in the events leading to Emmett Till's brutal death nearly 70 years ago.

#MIssissippi grand jury declines to indict woman in #EmmettTill  killing @ap 

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Passed by the Senate this week: Emmett Till Antilynching Act Postal Service Reform Act The Budget Agreement Aid to Ukraine The Reauthorized Violence Against Women Act

Emmett Till would be 81 today. His mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, ensured that the world saw how gruesomely her 14 year-old child was murdered. Racism isn’t disagreement. Families grieve. Communities mourn. Dreams wither. Humanity suffers. People perish. Remember Emmett Till.

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On my way to the White House to watch @POTUS  sign my Emmett Till #AntilynchingAct  into law! What a magnificent day.

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1955 warrant in Emmett Till case found, family seeks arrest

🚨 NEWS: The Senate just unanimously passed my Emmett Till #AntilynchingAct . Despite more than 200 attempts to outlaw this heinous form of racial terror at the federal level, it has never before been done. Today, we corrected that historic injustice. Next stop: @POTUS 's desk!

If he’d lived, Emmett Till today would be about the same age as Joe Biden. The past is close.

Emmett Till would be 78 today. His mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, ensured that the world saw how gruesomely her 14 year-old child was murdered. Racism isn’t disagreement. Families grieve. Communities mourn. Dreams wither. Humanity suffers. People perish. Remember Emmett Till.

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Emmett Till was murdered at 14. He would’ve been 78 years old today. Racists love to shoot the sign marking where his body was found. That pockmarked plaque is the inverse of a gravestone, showing just how alive racism remains in this ugly country of ours.

The new sign marking the spot where Emmett Till’s body is believed to have been found is made of steel, weighs 500 pounds and, the manufacturer says, it’s bulletproof. It’s the 4th sign at the memorial after others were stolen and hit with bullets.

Emmett Till's accuser admits that she exaggerated claims that led to 14-year-old's gruesome lynching in 1955

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