Scottsboro Boys Falsely Accused March 25, 1931 The Scottsboro Boys, nine young African Americans, were falsely charged with rape and collectively served more than 100 years in prison. The right of African Americans to serve on juries was established by their case.

1931 The Scottsboro Boys, nine young African Americans, were falsely charged with rape and collectively served more than 100 years in prison. The right of African Americans to serve on juries was established by their case.

March 25, 1931: Nine black males who became known as the "Scottsboro Boys" were falsely charged with rape in Alabama. Over the course of 45 years and many re-trials, they were each pardoned from prison and declared (oops!) innocent.

March Nine black males who became known as the "Scottsboro Boys" were falsely charged with rape in Alabama. Over the course of 45 years and many re-trials, they were each pardoned from prison and declared (oops!

The Scottsboro Boys with their lawyer and guards (UPI photo, March, 1933).

The Scottsboro Boys were nine black teenage boys accused of rape in Alabama in 1931

Biographical Sketches of Key Figures in the Scottsboro Boys Trials(Haywood Patterson, age  17)

Biographical Sketches of Key Figures in the Scottsboro Boys Trials(Haywood Patterson, age

Scottsboro Boys and "To Kill a Mockingbird": Two Trials for the Common Core

Lesson Plan: Scottsboro Boys and "To Kill a Mockingbird": Two Trials for the Common Core

Scottsboro Boys Reading Activity - Use with To Kill a Mockingbird or with any unit covering racism, civil rights, injustice

Scottsboro Boys NonFiction Reading Activity

Scottsboro Boys Nonfiction Reading Activity - Use with To Kill a Mockingbird or with any unit covering racism, civil rights, injustice

Scottsboro Boys and To Kill a Mockingbird: Two Trials for the Common Core | EDSITEment

Scottsboro Boys and To Kill a Mockingbird: Two Trials for the Common Core

The Scottsboro Boys: The Inspiration Behind To Kill A Mockingbird

The Scottsboro Boys: The Inspiration Behind To Kill A Mockingbird

I started teaching this unit as a way to introduce To Kill A Mockingbird to my students.but my kids were so into it (AND it hit on a ton of Common Core Standards.especially with informational text) that I now teach it every year. This easily works for

The Scottsboro Boys were nine African-American teens ranging in age from thirteen to nineteen. Each was tried and convicted of raping two white women on a Southern railroad freight train.

Who are the Scottsboro Boys?

The Scottsboro Boys were nine African-American teens ranging in age from thirteen to nineteen. Each was tried and convicted of raping two white women on a Southern railroad freight train.

Little Known Black History Fact: The Case of the Scottsboro Boys

Alabama granted posthumous pardons on Thursday to three of the Scottsboro Boys, a group of black teenagers whose fight against false charges that they raped two white women in 1931 helped spur the modern civil rights movement.

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.

(Photo of the “Scottsboro Boys,” nine black teens falsely accused of raping two white women in 1931 Alabama whose case helped spark the Civil Rights movement)

Scottsboro Boys and “To Kill a Mockingbird”: Two Trials for the Classroom | EDSITEment

Scottsboro Boys and “To Kill a Mockingbird”: Two Trials for the Classroom

Scottsboro Boys To Kill A Mockingbird Newspaper

The Scottsboro Boys: The Inspiration Behind To Kill A Mockingbird

I started teaching this unit as a way to introduce To Kill A Mockingbird to my students.but my kids were so into it (AND it hit on a ton of Common Core Standards.especially with informational text) that I now teach it every year. This easily works for

Scottsboro Boys granted posthumous pardon in 1931 Ala. rape case - CBS News

Scottsboro Boys get posthumous pardon in 1931 Ala. rape case

Scottsboro Boys July Alabama drops rape charges against the so-called “Scottsboro Boys”.

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