the scottsboroboys were a group of yound african americans who were accused of rapping a white woman
the scottboro trial
The Scottsboro Boys were nine black teenagers accused of rape in Alabama in 1931. The landmark set of legal cases from this incident dealt with racism and the right to fair trial. The case included a frame up, an white jury, rushed trials, an attempted lynching, angry mob , and is an example of an overall misuse of justice.