Emmett Till accuser, in memoir, denies wanting teen killed

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-07-15 12:16:41

Jay Reeves, Allen G. Breed

Emmett Till Accuser, In Memoir, Denies Wanting Teen Killed

DURHAM, N.C. — The white woman who accused Black teenager Emmett Till of making improper advances before he was lynched in Mississippi in 1955 says she neither identified him to the killers nor wanted him murdered.

In an unpublished memoir obtained by The Associated Press, Carolyn Bryant Donham says she was unaware of what would happen to the 14-year-old Till, who…

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