Facts can be ignored by the powers that be and still ignite a movement. An interview with Tim Tyson, author of the new book, The Blood of Emmett Till. Tyson was the first historian or journalist to interview the former Carolyn Bryant, the woman in whose name Emmett Till was murdered in 1955.
Photo: The open casket at Emmett Till’s funeral in Chicago, September 6, 1955. Photo by Dave Mann, Chicago Sun-Times.