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date: 27 September 2020

Scottsboro Case. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Dan T. CarterDan 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—... ...

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