Nine black men were accused of raping two white women
United states suprem court ordered new trials for the men, Stating inadequate counsel and poor representation.
New trial began, and inculded the tetsimoney of two doctors who reuted the likelihood that rape had accured, Ruby Bates' (one of the accusers) retraction of the accusation, and harsh scrutiny of the life of Victoria Price, the other accuser.
The U.S Supreme Court overturned the convictions stating that the defendants were not given a jury of their peers, in this case African Americans
Governor Graves interviews Scottsboro boys.
Ozzie Powell is paroled.
Norris is returned to prison.
Patterson escaped from prison and feld to Michigan were three years later he was convicted of manslaughter and died in prison
The last boy was released from prision
NIne black men were accused of raping two white women