Emmit Till was a 14 year old boy who was murdered because she had been reported, to be "flirting with a white woman. He had talked with 21-year old, Carolynt Bryant. She was married to the owner of a grocery store, and hes husband had over heard about the conversation. Roy (the husband) and his half brother, J W. Milam kidnapped Emmit, took him to a barn, and brutality punished him before killing him. They disposed of his body, which was found 3 days later, and were then accused of murder. But it wasn't until a month after accusation was made that they confirmed they were guilty.