Scottsboro Boys

  • The Scottsboro boys were sentenced for rapeof two white woman.
  • This is a incident involving 9 african american youths.
  • Many people thought the Southern criminal justice system was being racial.
  • One of the boys died in in prison from cancer in 1952 the others escaped.
  • The Scottsboro boys all got charged with crime and eventually died.

More facts about the Scottsboro crime.

  • The boys were sentenced to death.
  • Some of the boys escaped from jail.
  • The boys got realeased at a point.
  • There were new laws made.
  • More african americans got more rights.