Tag: Historical

The Scottsboro Boys

  The Scottsboro Boys    The story of the Scottsboro Boys, the nine African American teenage boys who was falsely accused of raping two White women.   by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS “No case has ever caused so much protest or outrage in the history of the United States.” SCOTTSBORO BOYS TRIAL AND DEFENSE CAMPAIGN (1931–1937) …

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Emmett Louis Till

Emmett  Louis  Till by Dale Ricardo Shields Emmett Louis Till, (born July 25, 1941, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died August 28, 1955, Money, Mississippi), African American teenager whose murder catalyzed the emerging civil rights movement. Emmett Till. born July 25, 1941. Chicago, Illinois. died August 28, 1955   “The murder of Emmett Till in 1955 sparked a …

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