Remembering Scottsboro: The Legacy of an Infamous Trial

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In 1931, nine black youths were charged with raping two white women in Scottsboro, Alabama. Despite meager and contradictory evidence, all nine were found guilty and eight of the defendants were sentenced to death--making Scottsboro one of the worst travesties of justice to take place in the post-Reconstruction South. Remembering Scottsboro explores how this case has embedded itself into the fabric of American memory and become a lens for perceptions of race, class, sexual politics, and justice. James Miller draws upon ...

Remembering Scottsboro: The Legacy of an Infamous Trial 2009, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691140476

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Remembering Scottsboro: The Legacy of an Infamous Trial 2009, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691090801

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