Mamie Carthan was born in Tallahatchie County, where the average income per white household in 1949 was 0 (,755 in 2013 dollars).
For black families, the figure was 2 (,523 in 2013 dollars).
Emmett's mother Mamie was born in the small Delta town of Webb, Mississippi.
The Delta region encompasses the large, multi-county area of northwestern Mississippi in the watershed of the Yazoo and Mississippi rivers.
Protected against double jeopardy, the two men publicly admitted in a 1956 interview with Look magazine that they had killed Till.
In 2004, Till's body was exhumed and positively identified.Milam died in 1980 at the age of 61, and Bryant died in 1994 at the age of 63.Bryant expressed no remorse for his crime and stated: "Emmett Till is dead.Till's original casket was then donated to the Smithsonian Institution and it is displayed in the National Museum of African American History and Culture.After Milam and Bryant were acquitted, they initially remained in Mississippi, but were boycotted, threatened, attacked and humiliated by local residents.