Updated January 29, The white woman who testified a black boy had physically and verbally harassed her, resulting in the boy's brutal murder, has confessed she lied. Carolyn Bryant, 21, who was working behind the counter in a grocery store, alleged the young boy wolf-whistled at her. Three nights later Ms Bryant's husband Roy Bryant and her brother-in-law JW Milam kidnapped Till, brutally beat him and gouged out his eyes before shooting him in the head.
WHITE BOY BEATEN ALMOST TO DEATH IN GEORGIA FOR DATING A BLACK GIRL - Sweet Home
May 24, , approximately a. So, I go to Home Depot today to get some paint. When I get to the paint station, there is a couple sort of hanging back between the aisle and the station. Another guy is at the station. I smile.
Nick Hagen for BuzzFeed News. He stumbled, and as he fell he turned and swung wildly, connecting with a cheek. But more blows rained down. Kicks struck his body as he curled up on the dirt.
Four African-Americans kick and hit him and slash at his scalp. As a cellphone camera captures their blurry images and broadcasts the ordeal on Facebook, the attackers hurl racial insults and denounce President-elect Donald J. On Thursday, as a groundswell of online outrage over the beating laid bare racial tensions ahead of the presidential transition, four people who the police said had participated in the assault were charged with hate crimes. Kevin Duffin of the Chicago Police said of the four defendants.