His cousin slain at 14, boy forever changed

Emmett Till’s kin to speak in NLR

Posted: February 1, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Simeon Wright, now 70, was 12 when his cousin Emmett Till was killed while visiting him in Mississippi.

Simeon Wright didn’t get to attend his 14-year-old cousin’s funeral in Chicago.


Simeon Wright on Thursday recalls the night his cousin, Emmett Till, was abducted as Wright tours the For All the World to Se... (By: Benjamin Krain)

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