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The trial of the Scottsboro boys

Author: David Aretha
Publisher: Greensboro, N.C. : Morgan Reynolds Pub., ©2008.
Series: Civil rights series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Explores how the unfair trials of nine African-American men, dubbed the Scottsboro Boys, who were unjustly accused of raping and beating two white women in 1931, became a turning point in the civil rights movement and changed the American justice system for the better.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Aretha
ISBN: 9781599350585 1599350580
OCLC Number: 191956885
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The train from Chattanooga --
Jim Crow "justice" --
Death sentence --
Communist influence --
All the way to the Supreme Court --
Judge Horton's skepticism --
Bigotry on the bench --
Back to the high court --
The final trials --
Freedom.
Series Title: Civil rights series.
Responsibility: David Aretha.
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Explores how the unfair trials of nine African-American men, dubbed the Scottsboro Boys, who were unjustly accused of raping and beating two white women in 1931, became a turning point in the civil rights movement and changed the American justice system for the better.

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