Protesters gather in Bowling Green, KY for justice for Emmett Till

139 views – Louisville Courier Journal – 2022-12-03 19:00:13

More than a dozen protesters gathered in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on Saturday afternoon to demand justice for Emmett Till, a 14-year-old who was murdered in 1955 in Mississippi after whistling toward a white woman.

A small group gathered in Kentucky because the woman who accused Till of whistling at her, which ultimately led to his at the hands of two of her family members, lives in an apartment complex in Bowling Green. A few months ago, while searching the basement of a Mississippi courthouse, somebody found an arrest warrant for Carolyn Bryant’s arrest which was never served.


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