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The Nine Youths

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FC: The 9 | Youth boys

1: Scottsboro

2: The Scottsboro's case brought the Communist Party to the attention of African Americans.

3: The 9 Young Black Men

4: The case was about 9 black youths on a train to Alabama, and a fight broke put on the train. It all started because the white hobo's attacked the 9 black men.

5: Southern Railroad Freight Train

6: The black men where arrested after the white hobo's filed a complaint with the sheriff.Police round up the 9 black with sheriff.On the the train and find to walk.

7: Victoria Price and Ruby Bates

8: The 9 black young men were arrested after the white woman, lied telling the police that the 9 boys assaulted them!

9: United States Supreme Court

10: The jurors found the boys guilty, after 15 days of their arrest, even after the medical examinations of the 2 white women, that neither had been proved to be raped!

11: International Laber | Defense

12: Communist Party's International Labor Defense rushed to the aid of the "boys" by appealing the conviction and death sentence tot he United states Supreme court....Other organization didn't do anything to help.1

14: The court ruled that the 9 Scottsboro defendates had not been given adequate legal counsel and trial had taken place in a hostile and volatile atmosphere. The 14 amendment!

16: The court ordered a new trial, new trial resulted in another guilty verdict and sentences of death or live imprisonment. The ILD appealed and the Noris V. Alabama in 1935 the Supreme court decided that all Americans have the right to a trial by a jury of their pees!

18: Charles Evans Hughs, Chief Justice pointed out that no black citizens had served on juries in the Alabama countries for decades, even though many were qualified to serve

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