Simeon’s Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till

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SACRAMENTO – “He is.” Two simple words sealed the fate of a young teenager spending an idyllic summer with his Southern relatives. Author Simeon Wright recalls how his 14-year-old cousin Emmett Till was dragged from his family’s Mississippi home in 1955 by two White men and taken outside where a White woman, Carolyn Bryant, waited […]