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Published by Workers Library Publishers in [New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931,
  • African Americans -- Alabama -- Civil rights

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Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14721518M

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The Scottsboro Boys were nine African American teenagers, ages 13 to 19, falsely accused in Alabama of raping two white women on a train in The landmark set of legal cases from this incident dealt with racism and the right to a fair cases included a lynch mob before the suspects had been indicted, all-white juries, rushed trials, and disruptive mobs. Judge James Edwin Horton Jr., - Justitia fiat coelum ("Let justice be done though the Heavens may fall." -- Paternal grandfather's motto James Edwin Horton Jr. was born in Tennessee in Author: American Experience. The Scottsboro Case, by Alabama Circuit Court (PDF page images at MSU) Scottsboro: The Shame of America, by Scottsboro Defense Committee (PDF page images at MSU) Smash the Scottsboro Lynch Verdict, by James S. Allen (PDF page images at MSU) The Story of Scottsboro, by Isidor Schneider (PDF page images at MSU) They Shall Not Die! Scottsboro case, major U.S. civil rights controversy of the s surrounding the prosecution in Scottsboro, Alabama, of nine black youths charged with the rape of two white women. The nine, after nearly being lynched, were brought to trial in Scottsboro in April , just three weeks after their.

Genre/Form: Archives: Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Notes: Title from file folder heading. Smash the Scottsboro lynch verdict / by James S. Allen -- Letter to Walter White from H. Claude Hudson, enclosing "A motion picture project for the Scottsboro boys defense fund," by Floyd C. Covington, -- Minutes of meeting of the Temporary American Scottsboro. In Scottsboro she paints a vivid portrait of Alabama in the Thirties, warm, hospitable - and deeply sinister. The book is fascinating and sickening. The book is fascinating and sickening. With a careful hand and brilliant prose, Feldman brings something fresh to a well-documented event/5. The Scottsboro Defense Committee was formed on Decem , with the objective to provide a united defense for the Scottsboro defendants. Footer Information and Navigation Let's Stay in TouchAuthor: American Experience. The Scottsboro Trial WITH THE verdict of guilty, with the death penalty for Haywood Patterson brought in by the Decatur jury on April 9, there dies all hope of a fair trial for Negroes in the South. Haywood Patterson was sentenced to death for the second time exactly two years after his first trial, which was reversed as unfair by the United.