Posthumous pardon in 1931 Alabama rape case

It is a great day for freedom.

Haywood Patterson, Charles Weems and Andy Wright [L-R] were convicted in 1931 [Composite/CC]

— Sheila Washington, Scottsboro Boys Museum

Posthumous pardon in 1931 Alabama rape case – Americas – Al Jazeera English.

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