Scottsboro Boys Trials
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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…
After the 1933 trial presided over by Judge Callahan, 30 members of the Karl Marx Pioneers—a Communist Party-affiliated youth organization—demands the immediate release of the Scottsboro Boys, declares their innocence, and asks for their…
Ernest R. Betz, a senior in high school, writes that a student in his class with radical ideas swayed his classmates to believe that an African American cannot achieve justice in the South. He asks Governor Miller to refute this claim and to provide…

A meeting of the Berkley Youth League calls for the immediate and unconditional release of the Scottsboro Boys. They also demand a stoppage of persecution of African Americans in Alabama.
From the director of the Pioneer Youth of America, Inc., this letter includes a copy of a statement about the Scottsboro case, produced from a meeting of representatives of national agencies in New York. The director writes that the case of the…
A young white girl, Carol R. Sloman is concerned about the Scottsboro Boys after reading of the case in the newspaper. She writes that she has had a happy life and has been given many opportunities, and that she has always tried to help others. She…

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