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Scottsboro Trials

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The Oxford Companion to American Law

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2004
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Law
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523 words

The series of legal proceedings associated with alleged rapes on a train near Scottsboro, Alabama, marks the collision between sexualized ...

Scottsboro Case

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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Literature
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195 words

cause célèbre concerning nine black men charged with the rape of two white girls on a freight train in Alabama. ...

Scottsboro Boys

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The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

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2002
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Literature
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382 words

Nearly lynched, quickly tried and sentenced to death for supposedly raping two white women in a railroad car near Scottsboro, ...

Scottsboro Incident

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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History, Regional and National History
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The collective name “Scottsboro Boys” was given to nine African American males ranging from thirteen to nineteen years of age ...

Scottsboro Case.

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Dan T. Carter

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
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History, Regional and National History
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332 words
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 ... More

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