The Scottsboro Boys in Their Own Words: Selected Letters, by Kwando M. Kinshasa PDF

By Kwando M. Kinshasa

it is a choice of letters written through the 9 African American defendants within the notorious March 1931 Scottsboro, Alabama, rape case. although lots of the defendants have been slightly literate and all have been childrens whilst incarcerated, over the process virtually 20 years in criminal they discovered the rudiments of powerful letter writing and in doing so forcefully expressed a variety of views at the falsity of the fees opposed to them as their incarceration turned a reason célèbre either within the usa and internationally.
valuable to this ebook is the chronologically established presentation of letters (1931–1950), together with a few correspondence from lawyers and participants of Scottsboro aid committees. the unique grammar, syntax and vernacular of the defendants are maintained in a wish to protect the authenticity of those letters.

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