Mar. 24, 2020

Who Were The Scottsboro Boys A Black History Lesson

Arrested 89 years ago today March 25, 1931 for allegedly raping 2 white girls. The Scottsboro Boys were falsely accused of a crime they didn’t commit. The experience each had after their arrest is a statement of the injustice blacks encountered in the nation during the period know as Jim Crow justice. What is probably most surprising is that white mob violence didn’t take their lives although the mob tried. Here is a description of each of the 9 Scottsboro Boys read aloud on my blog today as I look back to that fateful day in Alabama when justice was denied to these young black men and boys. These descriptions were generated from