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Wednesday Dec 10 | via Anorak
In this April 7, 1933 file photo, Ruby Bates sits in the witness stand in a courtroom in Decatur, Ala. Saying that Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick had urged her to tell the truth, Bates denied that the nine black teenagers, known as the Scottsboro Boys, had assaulted her and her companion Victoria Price. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via Alabama Live
Although this Jackson County town is known primarily for two wildly divergent claims - site of the infamous Scottsboro Boys trials and the Unclaimed Baggage store, home of lost luggage - most of its 14,000 residents would prefer it to be known for its small-town atmosphere and family events such as the 102-year-old Trade Day. Founded ca. Comment?
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