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Jury declines to indict Emmett Till’s accuser. Here’s a timeline of his case

Posted on AllSides August 12th, 2022
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In 1955, Carolyn Bryant, who is white, accused 14-year-old Emmett Till, who was Black, of making advances on her.

Three days after the incident, Till was kidnapped from his bed, brutally tortured and eventually murdered for the alleged encounter.

This week, after new evidence came forward, a jury declined to indict her on kidnapping and manslaughter charges due to “insufficient evidence,” per Axios.

Here’s a timeline what happened in the Emmett Till case:

Aug. 24, 1955: 14-year-old Emmett Till goes into Bryant’s Grocery and Meat Market in Money, Mississippi, with...

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