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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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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This telegram from the Committee for Deliverance of the Victims of Scottsboro is signed by a group of Berlin-based intellectuals--"Professor Albert Einstein, Thomas Mann, Kaete Collwitz, Alfons Goldschmidt, Lion Feuchtwanger, and Karl von Ossietzky."…

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Harry Emerson Fosdick, pastor of the historic, inter-denominational Riverside Church, writes to Governor Miller to express concern about Scottsboro and sympathies for the interference of self-interested communist groups who have complicated matters.…
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