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Ala. Board Approves Pardons for "Scottsboro Boys"
Alabama's parole board has approved of granting posthumous pardons in the infamous "Scottsboro Boys...


Alabama Legislation to Exonerate Scottsboro Boys
The Scottsboro boys were initially sentenced to death by an all-white jury in 1931....


This Day in Black History: March 25, 1931
The Scottsboro Boys are arrested for the rape of two white women in Paint Rock, AL....


This Day in Black History: April 6, 1931
The arrest, trials and conviction of the Scottsboro Boys became one of the most notable events high...


Black Press Legend: John J. Oliver Jr. Speaks on Future of Black Newspapers
The publisher of the Afro-American newspapers, John J. Oliver Jr., speaks on the legacy of the Blac...


Carnegie Hall Concert Honors Black Men on Broadway
Cecily Tyson, Phylicia Rashad, Norm Lewis and other theater legends will be on hand to celebrate Bl...