Emmett Till’s Cousin, Former Bellwood Resident, Recalls Innocence Lost

Simeon Wright, 73, recall memories of his cousin, Emmett Till, during a visit to an Oak Park middle school on May 4. Wright wants to correct the historical record about the infamous whistle that led to Till’s heinous death in 1955. | William Camargo/Wednesday  Journal Tuesday, May 10, 2016 || By Michael Romain  Simeon Wright, 73, wanted an auditorium full of 8th graders to know that his 14-year-old … Continue reading Emmett Till’s Cousin, Former Bellwood Resident, Recalls Innocence Lost