The Scottsboro Boys
The Original Karens: From Emmett Till’s Accuser To The White Woman Who Sparked The Tulsa Massacre
Carolyn Bryant, Ruby Bates, Sarah Page and others.
Black Press Legend: John J. Oliver Jr. Speaks on Future of Black Newspapers
The future of Black news relies on technology, Oliver says.
Ala. Board Approves Pardons for "Scottsboro Boys"
Nine Black men were falsely convicted of rape in 1931.
Commentary: Charles Ramsey and the Racial Politics of Respectability
Ramsey shakes up the image of the contemporary Black hero.
Alabama Lawmakers Vote in Favor to Pardon Scottsboro Boys
The nine Black teens were wrongly convicted in 1931.
Alabama Legislation to Exonerate Scottsboro Boys
The nine boys were sentenced by an all-white jury in 1931.
This Day in Black History: April 6, 1931
The first trial of the Scottsboro Boys began in Alabama.