Emmett Till Family Press Conference to Demand Justice For Emmett Till; Petition Delivery March 11

Emmett Till family members demand Justice for 14 year old Emmett Louis Till. They will hold a press conference calling for truth, justice and accountability for his brutal lynching.
By: Emmett Till Legacy Foundation
JACKSON, Miss. - March 10, 2022 - PRLog -- MEDIA ADVISORY


Contact: Scott McDowell and Teri Watts

Scott (cell) 929-351-5887, scottmcdowellny@gmail.com

Teri (cell) 832-217-0530, Teri@theimanijamesgroup.com

What: Following a meeting with federal and state authorities, family members of Emmett Louis Till, and those standing in solidarity, will hold a press conference in Mississippi, to demand truth, justice and accountability for his brutal lynching.

Immediately following the press conference and Q&A, the family will deliver a petition with over three hundred thousand signatures to Mississippi, state authorities demanding Justice For Emmett Till.

Emmett's murder case remains unsolved. Following a meeting with federal and state officials, family members remain steadfast in their sixty-seven year demand for truth, justice and accountability for their cousin. The last known living accomplice in the murder case is Carolyn Bryant Donham and she needs to be held accountable for her role in Emmett's kidnapping and lynching.

When: Friday, March 11, 2022

10:00 AM CST - Preset

10:30 AM CST - Start

Where: State Capitol Building

400 High Street

Jackson, MS 39201

Speakers include:

Family members of Emmett Till, Deborah Watts and Priscilla Sterling

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.

State Representative De' Keither Stamps

Reena Evers-Everette

Attorney Jaribu Hill

Wharlest Jackson Jr.

Shelton Chappell

Keith A. Beauchamp

At only fourteen years old, Emmett was kidnapped, brutally tortured, lynched and killed during a racially-motivated hate crime that ultimately helped launch the modern day civil rights movement. The specter of the devastating crime against Emmett remains ever-present through modern day racially motivated murders.

Justice For Emmett Till Petition link: https://tinyurl.com/y3v5dauk.

Media interested in attending this event are asked to contact Scott McDowell at 929.351.5887, scottmcdowellny@gmail.com or Teri Watts at 832-217-0530, Teri@theimanijamesgroup.com.

Scott McDowell and Teri Watts
Source:Emmett Till Legacy Foundation
Tags:Emmett Till
Location:Jackson - Mississippi - United States
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