Woman Whose Accusations Led to Lynching of Emmett Till Admits She Lied |


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The white woman whose allegations of a 14-year-old black boy making “verbal and physical advances” led to his brutal murder in 1955 has admitted she lied. Carolyn Bryant Donham, now 82, spoke with The Blood of Emmett Till author Timothy Tyson about the Mississippi killing of Emmett Till and claimed she feels “tender sorrow” for Till’s mother, Mamie Till-Mobley.

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