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Mamie Bradley,Emmett Till's mother, attends a reparation meeting at theCornerstone M.B. Baptist church May 18,2002 in west jackson MS. She spoke abouth her son's lynching and the trial where she was the chief prosecutorial witmess. Emmett was a black man from chicago who stopped in the store and whistled or cat called at the oweners blonde and white wife,Emmett was later found lynched and the men who were accused of the crime were found not guilty.The store owners was Roy Bryant it was his wife that was whistled at and Roy owned the store with his half brother J.W.Milam in 1955. Bryant and Milam were indicted for kidnapping and lynching Till but were later acquited of all charges.(photo Suzi Altman)