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The Nine

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BC: THE END | By: Alysha Stowe

FC: The Nine. | The story of Scottsboro nine boys

1: This is a story about Nine boys and how their lives changed on a train.

3: One sunny day in Scottsboro Alabama Nine young black boys decided to ride the train on March 30th 1931

4: They took their seats and were relaxing and waiting for their stop to arrive, when a group of homeless white boys crowded around them.

6: The white boys started arguing and trying to fight the black boys. The nine black boys decided enough was enough and threw the white boys off the train.

8: They white boys were very upset about getting pushed off the train so they ran to the police station and told them what happened

10: The white boys said the nine black boys brutally beat them and then threw them off the train

11: When the cops went to look at the scene. they discovered there were two white homeless woman on the train. So they asked them what happen...

13: The two white woman said after the nine black boys threw the group of white boys off the train. they raped them. the cops immediately arrested all nine boys.

14: When they got them to the jail house the nine black boys were tried and convicted for the raping of the two homeless woman

15: Eight boys were sentence to death and one boy was sentenced to life in prison.

16: No union or organization was helping them get out. One day a communist looked at the file and saw the medical records showing that neither one of the homeless girls were raped

17: They took the case all the way to the supreme court. They didn't dismiss it until it came back a second time.

18: Even after they were found innocent. The cops and the courts were still trying to find them guilty.

19: After nine long years the boys were finally set free. and justice was serviced.

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