The Scottsboro Boys Protest in Harlem, 1933

December 29, 2013

6b885cd0-52d4-11e3-bfeb-7b7e2fd0803eResidents gather on 145th Street in Harlem, NY, April 9, 1933, to read a placard protesting against the decision of a jury in the trial of Haywood Patterson, one of the nine Scottsboro Boys to be indicted, at Decatur, Alabama. Patterson was found guilty of assault against two white girls near Scottsboro, Ala. about two years earlier (source).

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