The Scottsboro Boys Case:

-Nine African American youths indicted in Scottsboro, Alabama 1931
-Sentenced to Death for the crime of raping two young white women.

-Started on a frieght train when the boys were hitching a ride.
-A racial skirmish started between Black and White boys, but the white boys were forced off the train.
-The white boys notified the police and when the train stopped, all nine Black boys were arrested for assualt.