Failure Of The Justice System In The 1930's

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Imagine if you were black and you had to deal with police brutality and racial profiling. That’s what many people have to deal with now and in the past 80+ years. Have you ever heard of the Scottsboro 9? They were 9 boys who were accused of raping 2 white girls. The girls names were Ruby Bates and Victoria Price. Although the US has changed since the 1930’s we have failed to bring justice to all. The first reason that many see as proof of how the justice system has failed is police brutality. A boy by the name of Tavarius Williams was beaten by an officers ordered by Sargent Anthony Roberson. Williams’ attorney explained, “This is the kind of conduct by police officers that, if it goes unchecked, people get killed.” (The Free Thought

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