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Unserved Warrant Found for White Woman in Emmett Till Lynching Case

HeadlineJun 30, 2022

In Mississippi, a team searching a courthouse basement for evidence about the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till has found the unserved warrant charging a white woman in his 1955 kidnapping. Till was 14 when the woman, Carolyn Bryant Donham, accused him of whistling at her, leading to his murder. Members of Till’s family say that they want the warrant served and for Donham, now in her eighties, to be arrested.

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