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.

This Day in Black History: March 25, 1931

The Scottsboro Boys are arrested in Paint Rock, AL.