Scottsboro Boys

John Miller and Dr. Ellen Spears were part of efforts to pass legislation exonerating nine men known as the Scottsboro Boys, who were wrongfully accused of rape in 1931. Continued efforts with partners from the Scottsboro Boys Museum and Cultural Center and others has led to posthumous pardons for the remaining defendants who were not pardoned during their lifetime. […]

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130986, 09-23-13, Arts and Sciences