‘Scottsboro Boys’ Pardoned in Alabama

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2013/11/21/us/ap-us-scottsboro-boys-pardon.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The state’s parole board granted posthumous pardons for three black men whose rape convictions were never overturned in a case that came to symbolize racial injustice in the Deep South in the 1930s.

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