Analysis | Why there’s little optimism after the Justice Department reopened the Emmett Till case

Published by: washingtonpost.com | Found: 4 days ago

Tweeted By:

@washingtonpost (tweet)

Linked By:

memeorandum.com (link)

Tags:

Mississippi
Maxine Waters
Member of Congress
Milam
Chicago
Jeff Sessions
Law enforcement
Ku Klux Klan
Oath
Requests
Convicted
National security
Lynching
Donald Trump
Questioning
Critic
Discrimination
Dishonesty
Optimism
Leadership
Civil
Reputation
Commitment
Phillips
Inequality
Liberals
Rolling
Bobby Rush
Rural
African-American Civil Rights Movement
Responsibility
Labeling
Devlin Barrett
Civil rights
Seemore
Reminder
Segments
Deliberation
Civil rights movements
Emmett Till
Obama
Justice Department
P.R.O.B.E.
Carolyn Bryant
Carolyn Donham
Mind
White supremacy
Washington Post
Person of color
Activism
N-word
Perjury
White Woman
Security
Waters
Sexual
Husband
Rights
Under oath
Smoked
Lying
The N-Word
Jonathan Capehart
Publishing
In Light
Acquitted
His Family
Cannabis smoking
Grocery store
Washington
Capehart
Investigate
Marijuana
Presidency of Barack Obama
AdvancED
Shot
Come On
Racism
Murder
Limitations
Whistling
Prosecutor
Century
Congress
Not Yet
Attorney General
Throwback
Color
African Americans
Administration
Movement
Takin' Place
Legislator
Amber Phillips
Chanel West Coast
In America
Learned
Denied
Race
Admission
Rush
Timothy Tyson
Light
Justice
Men
Contrary
Statute of limitations
Captured
Consequences
Killing
Enforcement
Confidence
Matters
Till
Pursuit
Resident
Criticism
Supremacism
Concern
All-white jury
Testimony
Analysis
Statute
Sibling-in-law
Jury
Protection
Fix
Death
Revealed
Old age
Sex
Journalist
Kidnapped
Accused
Senate
Book
Investigator
Americans
Attorney
Blood
Address space
KLUX
Welcome
Investigation
Law
Aspects
August Till
Temper
Accountability
KLAN
Absolution
Bias
Historian
Black
Sessions
Initial
America
80s
Store
Money
Tortured
Court
Federal court
The Fix
Attention
Woman
Five Years
Federation
Police
1955
Emmett
Carolyn
Devlin
Timothy
Tyson
Barrett
Bryant
JW
Maxine
American
Public
Current
Member
Little
Jeff
Federal
Multiple
Group
Decision
Back
Rep
Committee
Importance
Half
Hope
Clear
Year
1986
Case
Amber
Writing
Increase
White
Practice
Finding
Role
Size
People
Serve
Okay
Pay
President
Glad
News
Family
Decades
Government
Press
Used
Similarity
Receiving
Statement
Improvement
Miss
Whatever
Died
Department
Argument
Story
Problem
Report
Associated Press
Alleged
Collegiality
Thursday
Action
Shared
Threat
Low
Age
Present
Bobby
Major
Week
August
Jonathan
Outcome
General
Trump
Spark
Associated
Credibility
2017
Roy
Past
Interview
2018
Call
National
Staff
Day
Joke
Thought
Proof
Following
Information
Nation
Belief
Reported
Change