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Scottsboro Case Reference library
cause célèbre concerning nine black men charged with the rape of two white girls on a freight train in Alabama.
Scottsboro Incident Reference library
The collective name “Scottsboro Boys” was given to nine African American males ranging from thirteen to nineteen years of age
Scottsboro Boys Reference library
Nearly lynched, quickly tried and sentenced to death for supposedly raping two white women in a railroad car near Scottsboro,
Scottsboro Case. Reference library
Dan T. Carter
The Scottsboro Case, a cause célèbre in modern American race relations, began in April of 1931 with a brawl between whites and blacks riding a freight train through northern Alabama. When Jackson County officials stopped the train near Scottsboro, two white women—...