|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
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- African Americans
- Scottsboro Boys
Notes: Vol. 136, No. 3538, p. 465.