Civil Rights, Hate, Hate crime, Prejudice

Emmitt Louis Till’s Accuser admits she LIED!!!


carolyn-bryant-young-oldHere we are some (60) sixty years later and Carolyn Bryant Donham (pictured above), the woman who lied on 14 year old Emmitt Louis Till which resulted in his brutal murder; admits that it was all a LIE!!! The now eighty two year old woman admits that her story was fabricated.

emmettOn the morning of August 24, 1955, Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black child from Chicago, skipped church in Money, Mississippi and went to a local grocery store. While there, he saw Carolyn Bryant, the 21-year-old white woman who owned the store with her husband Roy Bryant. Till supposedly whistled or flirted with Bryant. On the morning of August 28, 1955, Till was taken from the home of his uncle, whom he was visiting in Money, Mississippi and killed. Roy Bryant and his half-brother J. W. Milam were acquitted of the murder, but later admitted to it in Look Magazine.

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Emmitt Till’s Coffin Photo. His mother wanted the world to see what was done to her son. The picture appeared in Jet Magazine in 1955.

Bryant never talked about her role in the murder until 2007, when she spoke with author Timothy Tyson. In the interview with Tyson, Bryant admitted that the story she told during the trial was a lie.

At the time of her interview with Tyson, Bryant was 72. She is still alive is now 82 yeas old. Her family wants to keep her current location private and she has not done any further interviews.

Carolyn Bryant Donham is writing her own memoirs, which won’t be made public for another 30 Years. In the meantime, Emmitt Till never lived a full life, his life was brutally cut short behind a white racist woman and her LIE!!! His mother suffered, his cousins haunted and sixty years later, we get an admission to what was already known as a lie to begin with.

emmettgraveThe saddest part of it all is, time has pasted, Till’s murderers are dead, the case is still open, yet justice never served.

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Selma “50” Tonight on “Conversations Of A Sistah”


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Selma “50” or bloody Sunday as it is also known, heralds those brave men and women who fought for Civil Rights in the 1960’s, when they were met by police who used clubs, tear gas and water hose to attack those Civil Rights Demonstrators on March 7, 1965. The event is considered a watershed moment in the civil rights movement and it helped lead to the passage of the Voting Rights Act.

This past weekend, the occasion was commemorated with a march led by President Barack Obama across the “Edmund Pettus Bridge”, which is named (by the way) after a KKK Grand Wizard.

“In one afternoon 50 years ago, so much of our turbulent history — the stain of slavery and anguish of civil war; the yoke of segregation and tyranny of Jim Crow; the death of four little girls in Birmingham, and the dream of a Baptist preacher — met on this bridge,” Obama stated.

The conversation piece is also about why former President George W. Bush, was not marching (in this photo) next to President Barack Obama?

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director_1Join me tonight at 6:30 p.m. on “Conversations Of A Sistah” via BlogTalkRadio.com for my special guest, Ashley S. Mason (pictured here), Director of Selma-Dallas Tourism, as we discuss “Selma 50” and the events that took place in her city to commemorate the anniversary.

All Conversation links in this email make it possible to access tonight’s show.