Scottsboro case

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what is the Scotts boro case

The case about 9 colored boys that were accused of rape.


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On March 25 1931 the nine boys were found on a train with two white girls. The girls knew that they would get in trouble for being there so they told the cops that the boy had raped them. there was a thirteen year old boy was sentenced with death. Four of the boys cases were dropped. the rest of the boys were sentences ranged from 75 years to death. one was shot by a guard in prison. All but two served their sentences.Two of the boys escaped from prison. but they were caught and charged with other crimes and put back in prison.


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