Emmett Till would have turned 76 today, July 25, had a white woman not lied on him.
The investigation into the 1955 murder of Emmett Till may once again be reopened by the U.S. Department of Justice, with the news coming just a week after Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressed his support for pursuing and prosecuting those involved in the killing who went unpunished.
Emmett Till’s family members met privately with Jeff Sessions, head of the U.S. Department of Justice, to ask him for ... well ... justice.
We all (should) know the story of Emmett Till, the black 14-year-old Chicago boy who was murdered in August 1955 by two white men, J.W. Milam and his half-brother Roy Bryant.