A fight breaks out between blacks and whites. After that get blamed for rape.
March 25 1931
GrandfJury indicts all nine boys.
March 30 1931
All boys get tried,convicted and sentenced to death.
April 6 1931 - April 9 1931
Letter from Ruby Bates to her boyfriend saying she was not raped
January 5 1932
Patterson is found guilty and sentenced to electric chair
April 9 1933
7 of the 9 appear in court. Roy and Eugene got took to a juvenile court.
November 20 1933
4 of the boys released on parole
November 17 1938 - June 1946
Paterson escapes from prison
FBI arrest Paterson Detriot
Patterson dies of cancer
Roy Wright dies
Norris is pardoned by Alabama
Last Scottsboro (Norris) dies
January 23 1989
Ala. Legislative votes to pardon Scottsboro Boys
April 4 2013