Scottsboro Boys

Hunter Klimek

Summary

  • The nine African american boys were on a train with a group of white men and two white women
  • The nine boys were accused of rape twords the two white women after the group of white men were thrown off the train
  • The boys went to many trials and were found guilty
  • They were put in prison
  • They were executed
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Key Person

Victoria Price(right) she was one of the women who accused the nine boys of rape. She was on a train with her co-worker Ruby Bates(left) who also accused the boys of rape. Altough Ruby eventually told the truth that the boys did not rape them, Victoria stuck with her story.