Byline: Gina Kim
CHICAGO _ When Simeon Wright hears a car drive past his house, he still thinks of his cousin Emmett Till, who was kidnapped by two white men from a bed the boys were sharing in August 1955 in Money, Miss.
"Every car that passed that night, I thought it was those men bringing him back," he said.
Instead, his cousin's 14-year-old pistol-whipped body was pulled from Mississippi's Tallahatchie River three days later _ a gunshot wound in his head and an industrial fan lashed to his neck with barbed wire.
History books point to Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam as the murderers of the black teenager from Chicago, who was visiting his great-uncle. The …