The Scottsboro Boys were nine Black teenage boys (the youngest was 13 and the oldest was 19) accused of rape in Alabama in 1931. The landmark set of legal cases from this incident dealt with racism and the right to a fair trial. The case included a frameup, an all-White jury, rushed trials, an attempted lynching, an angry mob, and is an example of an overall miscarriage of justice.

The Scottsboro Boys were nine Black teenage boys (the youngest was 13 and the oldest was 19) accused of rape in Alabama in 1931. The landmark set of legal cases from this incident dealt with racism and the right to a fair trial. The case included a frameup, an all-White jury, rushed trials, an attempted lynching, an angry mob, and is an example of an overall miscarriage of justice.

Alabama Grants Posthumous Pardons to Scottsboro Boys

Alabama grants posthumous pardons to Scottsboro Boys

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Direct from Death Row the Scottsboro Boys: An Evening of Vaudeville and Sorrow

Direct from Death Row the Scottsboro Boys: An Evening of Vaudeville and Sorrow (Paperback)

Direct from Death Row the Scottsboro Boys: An Evening of Vaudeville and Sorrow

The Scottsboro Boys Trials were nine black teenage boys accused of rape in Alabama in 1931. The landmark set of legal cases from this incident dealt with racism and the right to a fair trial. The case included a frameup, an all-white jury, rushed trials, an attempted lynching, an angry mob, and is an example of an overall miscarriage of justice.

The Scottsboro Boys Trials were nine black teenage boys accused of rape in Alabama in 1931. The landmark set of legal cases from this incident dealt with racism and the right to a fair trial. The case included a frameup, an all-white jury, rushed trials, an attempted lynching, an angry mob, and is an example of an overall miscarriage of justice.

Lest We forget: The Scottsboro Boys arrested on March 24,25 1931... The Scottsboro Boys were nine Black teenage boys accused of raping two white women in Alabama in 1931. The landmark set of legal cases from this incident dealt with racism and the right to a fair trial. The case includes a frameup, all-white jury, rushed trials, an attempted lynching, angry mob, and miscarriage of justice. On March 24, 1931, on the Southern Railway line between Chattanooga and Memphis, Tennessee, nine black…

Lest We forget: The Scottsboro Boys arrested on March 24,25 1931... The Scottsboro Boys were nine Black teenage boys accused of raping two white women in Alabama in 1931. The landmark set of legal cases from this incident dealt with racism and the right to a fair trial. The case includes a frameup, all-white jury, rushed trials, an attempted lynching, angry mob, and miscarriage of justice. On March 24, 1931, on the Southern Railway line between Chattanooga and Memphis, Tennessee, nine black…

The  Scottsboro Boys on March 25 1931 nine black boys were hitching a ride aboard the Southern Railroad freight train a fight broke out between the black and white kids. When the train stationed at Paint Rock, Alabama, the police and a mob of angry white men were waiting for the black boys to arrest them. However, the boys were charged with raping two white women Victoria Price and Ruby Bates instead of fighting with the white kids. All the boys, except the youngest, were sentenced to death.

The Scottsboro Boys on March 25 1931 nine black boys were hitching a ride aboard the Southern Railroad freight train a fight broke out between the black and white kids. When the train stationed at Paint Rock, Alabama, the police and a mob of angry white men were waiting for the black boys to arrest them. However, the boys were charged with raping two white women Victoria Price and Ruby Bates instead of fighting with the white kids. All the boys, except the youngest, were sentenced to death.

Days of slavery

Days of slavery

Scottsboro Boys and Juanita Jackson Mitchell. On March 25, 1931, nine African American teenagers were accused of raping two white women aboard a Southern Railroad freight train in northern Alabama. Haywood Patterson, Olen Montgomery, Clarence Norris, Willie Roberson, Andrew Wright, Ozie Powell, Eugene Williams, Charley Weems and Leroy Wright

The Scottsboro Boys

Scottsboro Boys and Juanita Jackson Mitchell. On March 25, 1931, nine African American teenagers were accused of raping two white women aboard a Southern Railroad freight train in northern Alabama. Haywood Patterson, Olen Montgomery, Clarence Norris, Willie Roberson, Andrew Wright, Ozie Powell, Eugene Williams, Charley Weems and Leroy Wright

#Onthisday in 1931, the Scottsboro Boys were arrested and falsely charged with raping two white women.

#Onthisday in 1931, the Scottsboro Boys were arrested and falsely charged with raping two white women.

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