Telegram from Cuban writers and journalists in Havana, Cuba, to Governor Miller In Montgomery, Alabama.
Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; Rodríguez Acosta, Ofelia, 1902–1975;
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." They remind the Governor of the "lasting blot" this will leave on Alabama's record. Approximately 25 signers include feminist activist Ofelia Rodríguez Acosta, writer Jorge Mañach y Robato, and journalist Francisco Ichaso.
Cuban writers and journalists (Havana, Cuba)
Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004236, Folder 8, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History