While visiting family in Money, Mississippi, year-old Emmett Till, an African American from Chicago, is brutally murdered for flirting with a white woman four Legacy · The Battle of Brooklyn · New Book Sheds Light · Topic Emmett Till. JACKSON, Miss. -- The death of a year-old Mississippi woman barely made headlines last week. The brief obituary on Juanita Milam ran in. In August , Emmett Till, a black teenager from Chicago, was visiting relatives in Mississippi when he stopped at Bryant's Grocery and Meat Market. There he. He did not go back to bed. With Bryant unaware that Till-Mobley was listening, he asserted that Till had ruined his life, expressed no remorse, and said, "Emmett Till is dead. DON'T MISS Someone's popular in Poland! Der Gegenbesuch kam dennoch zustande. Moses Wright informed the men that Till was from up north and didn't know any better.