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Again fear has driven an Alabama jury to condemn to death one of the Scottsboro boys. It matters little how flimsy the evidence was against Haywood Patterson; a white woman had accused a Negro of raping her, and in this matter a white woman's word is law.  >>more...>>

Title:     The South Speaks
Author:    Hammond, John Henry, Jr.
Publication:     The Nation
Date:     April 26, 1933

Publisher:     The Nation
Type:     Article

Listed Under:
African Americans
Alabama
Scottsboro Boys
Trials
Permissions:     Permission granted for non-commercial, educational purposes by The Nation

Notes:     Vol. 136, No. 3538, p. 465.