(NEW YORK) -- Emmett Till's cousin and advocates for justice in the decades-old case expressed disappointment in a grand jury's decision not to indict the woman who accused Till of making advances at her before the 14-year-old was kidnapped and murdered. A grand jury in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Advocates and some relatives of Emmett Till are pushing for the arrest of Carolyn Bryant Donham after finding an unserved arrest warrant for kidnapping, an attached affidavit from Moses Wright, and court minutes from 1955 in the basement of a Leflore County... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden has signed the Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act into law Tuesday, making lynching a hate crime under federal law. "It was pure terror, to enforce the lie that not everyone -- not everyone belongs in America, not everyone is created equal,"... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden will sign the Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act into law Tuesday, making lynching a hate crime under federal law. Congress failed to pass anti-lynching legislation over 200 times before the bill finally moved forward this year. The bill is the first... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act, which would make lynching a hate crime under federal law, now heads to President Biden's desk. The Senate unanimously passed the bill on Monday. Congress has failed to pass anti-lynching legislation over 200 times. The bill is the first... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In a report shared with the family of Emmett Till, the Justice Department said that it had concluded that the investigation into the 14-year-old’s murder and decided the case should be closed without a new federal prosecution. While the department and the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The family of Emmett Till is expected to address the final report from the FBI and Justice Department's investigation into Till's 1955 murder at a press conference on Monday. Till, 14, was killed while visiting family in Mississippi after he was accused... Read More.