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.
07/14/2021

Black Press Legend: John J. Oliver Jr. Speaks on Future of Black Newspapers

The future of Black news relies on technology, Oliver says.
02/18/2014

Ala. Board Approves Pardons for "Scottsboro Boys"

Nine Black men were falsely convicted of rape in 1931.
11/21/2013

Commentary: Charles Ramsey and the Racial Politics of Respectability

Ramsey shakes up the image of the contemporary Black hero.
05/08/2013

Alabama Lawmakers Vote in Favor to Pardon Scottsboro Boys

The nine Black teens were wrongly convicted in 1931.
04/05/2013

Alabama Legislation to Exonerate Scottsboro Boys

The nine boys were sentenced by an all-white jury in 1931.
02/05/2013

This Day in Black History: April 6, 1931

The first trial of the Scottsboro Boys began in Alabama.
04/06/2012

This Day in Black History: March 25, 1931

The Scottsboro Boys are arrested in Paint Rock, AL.
03/25/2012