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The Scottsboro Boys, with attorney Samuel Leibowitz, in 1932

The Scottsboro Boys, with attorney Samuel Leibowitz, in 1932

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Last of Scottsboro Boys pardoned

Three of the last Scottsboro Boys—African-American youths falsely accused of raping two white women in 1931—were granted posthumous pardons by the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles.