Ted asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 9 years ago

What were the sentences in the Scottsboro trial?

Who got sentenced to what and who escaped?

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    "Haywood Patterson was convicted of rape but sentenced to 75 years.

    Clarence Norris was convicted of rape and sexual assault and sentenced to death. Governor Graves later reduced his death sentence to life in prison.

    Andrew Wright was convicted of rape and sentenced to 99 years.

    Charlie Weems was convicted of rape and sentenced to 105 years in prison.

    Ozie Powell was sent to Kilby prison with Wright and Norris.

    On July 24, 1937, the state of Alabama dropped all charges against Willie Roberson, Olen Montgomery, Eugene Williams, and Roy Wright"

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