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BC: The End By:Keyeria Alexander

FC: Life As The Scottsboro Boys... By:Keyeria Alexander

1: Life As The Scottsboro Boys... By:Keyeria Alexander

3: Nine Boys Was Falsely Accused Of Raping Two White Women.

5: They were sentenced with death in prison.

7: This brought attention to many black people.

9: On March 25, 1931 the boys were attacked by a group of white boys.

11: The black boys pushed the white boys hobos off of the train.

13: The white hobos filed a complaint with the Alabama sheriff.

15: two white women lied about being raped by the black boys.

17: The jury found the boys GUILTY.

19: Eight Boys was sentenced to death and the other one was sentenced with life in prison.

20: Medical examination showed that the women was not raped

21: That appealed the conviction to the supreme court. The fourteenth amendment was violated. They were trailed again. The supreme court found that due process was violated again so they dropped the case and they were released from prison in 1940.

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