the scottsboro boys
9 african americans teenagers were acused of raping 2 white woman. there was racism invovled with it. racism played a part in this case.becasue afterthey died they lied and told them that they didn really rape them. nobody stood up for these 9 african americans.they all were sentenced to death in a electric chair. except the 13 year old was sentenced to jail for life.
one of the key people were the girl because she was lying about them raping her. she was being racist and accused them of raping her.
EOA Links." Encyclopedia of Alabama: Scottsboro Trials. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Jan. 2014.