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History is made with the help of Shelia Washington and the Scottsboro Boys Museum!

Alabama Pardons 3 ‘Scottsboro Boys’ After 80 Years

Bettman/Corbis Samuel Leibowitz, the chief defense attorney, spoke with Haywood Patterson, one of the nine men charged with the rape of two white women on a train, in 1933 in Decatur, Ala. ATLANTA — More than 80 years after they were falsely accused and wrongly convicted in the rapes of a pair of white women in north Alabama, three black men…Read More