Scottsboro Boys Falsely Accused March 25, 1931 The Scottsboro Boys, nine young African Americans, were falsely charged with rape and collectively served more than 100 years in prison. The right of African Americans to serve on juries was established by their case.

1931 The Scottsboro Boys, nine young African Americans, were falsely charged with rape and collectively served more than 100 years in prison. The right of African Americans to serve on juries was established by their case.

March 25, 1931: Nine black males who became known as the "Scottsboro Boys" were falsely charged with rape in Alabama. Over the course of 45 years and many re-trials, they were each pardoned from prison and declared (oops!) innocent.

March Nine black males who became known as the "Scottsboro Boys" were falsely charged with rape in Alabama. Over the course of 45 years and many re-trials, they were each pardoned from prison and declared (oops!

Little Known Black History Fact: The Case of the Scottsboro Boys

More than 80 years after their wrongful convictions, the Scottsboro Boys finally received a posthumous pardon from the Alabama legislature.

March 25, 1931 – The Scottsboro Boys are arrested in Alabama and charged with rape.

The Scottsboro Boys were nine black teenage boys accused of rape in Alabama in 1931

The Scottsboro Boys were nine Black teenage boys (the youngest was 13 and the oldest was 19) accused of rape in Alabama in 1931. The landmark set of legal cases from this incident dealt with racism and the right to a fair trial. The case included a frameup, an all-White jury, rushed trials, an attempted lynching, an angry mob, and is an example of an overall miscarriage of justice.

(Photo of the “Scottsboro Boys,” nine black teens falsely accused of raping two white women in 1931 Alabama whose case helped spark the Civil Rights movement)

The Scottsboro Boys were nine black teenagers accused of rape in Alabama in 1931. The case included a frameup, an all-white jury, rushed trials, an attempted lynching, and an angry mob.  This incident remains a prototypical example of an overall miscarriage of justice.  On November 21, 2013, Alabama's parole board voted to grant posthumous pardons to the Scottsboro Boys.

The Scottsboro Boys were nine black teenagers accused of rape in Alabama in 1931. The case included a frameup, an all-white jury, rushed trials, an attempted lynching, and an angry mob. This incident remains a prototypical example of an overall miscarriage of justice. On November 21, 2013, Alabama's parole board voted to grant posthumous pardons to the Scottsboro Boys.

Black Then | The Case of the Scottsboro Boys [VIDEO]. On March 26th, 1931, nine black youths riding a freight train, were arrested in Scottsboro, Alabama, after being falsely accused of raping two white women. After nearly being lynched, the Scottsboro Boys were brought to trial.

(AP) - The state's parole board wrote a new ending for the infamous Scottsboro Boys rape case Thursday morning by approving posthumous pardons more than 80 years after the arrests.

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Alabama board approves pardons for ‘Scottsboro Boys’  Sheila Washington, director of the Scottsboro Boys Museum and Cultural Center, and Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, celebrate as the Alabama Boar...

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