Resolution from L'Union des Ouvriers de la Solidarité Économique d'Haiti in Haiti to Governor B.M. Miller in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.A

Title

Resolution from L'Union des Ouvriers de la Solidarité Économique d'Haiti in Haiti to Governor B.M. Miller in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.A

Subject

Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; Union des Ouvriers de la Solidarité Économique d'Haiti

Description

Union des Ouvriers de la Solidarité Économique d'Haiti protests the Alabama Supreme Court's decision to uphold the execution of the Scottsboro Boys and calls for their immediate and unconditional release. The resolution includes a specific recommendation about the release of Eugene Williams, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment. This organization is part of a network of international communist organizations organizing around Scottsboro.

Creator

Union des Ouvriers de la Solidarité Économique d'Haiti (Haiti)

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004237, Folder 3, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1932-05-13

Format

Resolution

Language

French

Coverage

Haiti

Translation

Economic Solidarity Workers of Haiti Union

The three thousand who attended the last meeting of the ECONOMIC SOLIDARITY WORKERS OF HAITI UNION voted the following resolution with the undersigned Committee:

We, the Committee of Haitian Workers, following a message that was communicated to us about a decree setting the date of this 13th May for the electrocution of 8 young niggers by the Supreme Court of Alabama, protest energetically against this execution and resolutely demand the immediate and unconditional liberation of these young niggers, including that of the young man condemned to lifelong incarceration.

The President:
SATURNIN FRANÇOIS
Businessman

The Secretary:
ERNEST LESCOUFLAIR

Authorized signatory
LUC SÉBASTIEN, Businessman, RODOLPHE JN-BAPTISTE, Shopkeeper, GUSTAVE LESCOUFLAIR, Typist, CHRISTIAN BARBOT, ALEXANDRE BERNADIN, Shopkeepers