Scottsboro Boys Trials
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This petition, organized by Nancy Cunard of Hours Press, represents London and Paris-based artists, intellectuals, and thinkers. It demands "impartial justice" through the "unconditional and immediate liberation" of all nine Scottsboro Boys and…

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The Workers Peasants Defense Society, a communist group, protests the "unchristian, uncivilized, inhuman" execution of the Scottsboro Boys and demands their immediate release. This telegram was sent to Governor Miller during the U.S. Supreme Court's…

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Socorro Rojo Juventud Comunista Unión Sindical (International Red Aid Communist Youth Union), representing Colombian workers, protests the repression of the Scottsboro Boys and demands their freedom. This telegram arrived in the same month that the…

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Unión Escritores Proletarios Argentinos (Argentine Proletarian Writers Union) protests the execution of the Scottsboro Boys after the 1932 Alabama Supreme Court decision to uphold the lower court's 1931 conviction and sentencing.

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Signed by "Joseph Walcott," this telegram from the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, protests the slated execution of the Scottsboro Boys. This group was a Canadian branch of Marcus Garvey's UNIA, the black…

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This telegram from Cuban writers and journalists to Governor Miller protests the impending execution of the Scottsboro Boys. They claim this as a "miscarriage of justice" and describe the defendants as the "victims of social and racial prejudice."…

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Workers and employers of the First Siberian Broadcasting Station of Nowosibirisk in the Soviet Union join the "protest of the world proletariat" against the electrocution of the Scottsboro Boys and demand their unconditional release. This telegram…

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Signed by "Smith Nelson Appleman Mandel Herzog Bogart Brand Webber Pearl Kuttner Silber Rivkin Guralnick Granich White Chesneym," this telegram to Governor Miller is from American Engineers Spectialists Workers in Moscow. This group announces a…

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Confederación Sindical Latinoamericana (Latin American Trade Union Confederation), on behalf of Central and South American workers, protests the 1931 convictions of the Scottsboro Boys and calls for their immediate release. This organization was the…

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In this telegram, Just Songeon, a Communist teacher and poet living in Annemasse, France, demands the liberation of the Scottsboro Boys.
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