In Pursuit of justice

Ewers, Justin
May 2004
U.S. News & World Report;5/24/2004, Vol. 136 Issue 18, p64
Discusses the investigation of the murder of Emmett Till, who was allegedly killed by two racist white men who were acquitted of the murder in 1955. Description of the 14-year-old's murder by suspected killers Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam; Response of the public to the case; Protest of the acquittal of Bryant and Milam; Admission of the two men to killing Till after their acquittal; Reasons for the renewed interest in the case; Speculation that the two men did not act alone.


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