MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's parole board has approved of granting posthumous pardons in the infamous "Scottsboro Boys" rape case.
The board m...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- In 1931, Alabama wanted to execute the black Scottsboro Boys because two white women claimed they were gang-raped. Now, state offi...
With The Scottsboro Boys, John Kander and Fred Ebb turned their eyes closer to home, at a horrendous travesty of American justice.
This fall I was puzzled by quite a few things on Broadway. I didn't foresee Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson tumbling so quickly. It had no stars, but neither did Spring Awakening.
The word Scottsboro has become iconic in American lore. Everyone knows it stands for a terrible racial injustice, but these days few know the details of the incident or its long aftermath.
The Scottsboro Boys is an astounding production. In the guise of a minstrel show, it tells the tragic story of nine black boys falsely charged with raping two white women in Alabama in 1931.
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