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Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

In 1931, two white women stepped off from a box car in Paint Rock, Alabama to make a shocking accusation: they had been raped by nine black teenagers on the train. So began one of the most significant legal fights of the twentieth century.

The trial of the nine falsely accused teens would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War, yield two momentous Supreme Court decisions and give birth to the Civil Rights Movement. In addition to its historical significance, the Scottsboro story is a riveting drama about the struggles of nine innocent young men for their lives and a cautionary tale about using human beings as fodder for political causes.

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  1. This is truly an amazing documentary !

  2. Listen to you people..Truly evil race. No one knows rape, murder, and hatred like the white man.
    So much so as to let it desecrate your own families and children..Truth be known it was the white mob who was beat off the train who raped those girls if they were raped at all.

  3. Listen to you people..Truly evil race. No one knows rape, murder, and hatred like the white man.
    So much so as to let it desecrate your own families and children..Truth be known it was the white mob who was beat off the train who raped those girls if they were raped at all.

  4. Listen to you people..Truly evil race. No one knows rape, murder, and hatred like the white man.
    So much so as to let it desecrate your own families and children..Truth be known it was the white mob who was beat off the train who raped those girls if they were raped at all.

  5. Listen to you people..Truly evil race. No one knows rape, murder, and hatred like the white man.
    So much so as to let it desecrate your own families and children..Truth be known it was the white mob who was beat off the train who raped those girls if they were raped at all.

  6. Now the niggers rape and kill white women like its nothing.