The Woman Who Said Emmett Till Grabbed Her Was Lying

Carolyn Bryant testified that Emmett Till in 1955 grabbed her and verbally threatened her, in addition to whistling at her. It turns out that Carolyn was lying about the grabbing and the threatening, according to The Blood of Emmitt Till, by Timothy B. Tyson, which came out on Tuesday. This is reprehensible. It is possible that Ms. Bryant’s lie led to the murder of 14-year-old Emmett and to the acquittal of his murderers.


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