Similarities Between Scottsboro Boys And To Kill A Mockingbird

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Likewise Trials Throughout the 1930’s, many accusations of rape were made against black males and brought up in court by white females. The Scottsboro Boys case (1931) and Tom Robinson’s case, from To Kill A Mockingbird, both represent how many of these cases played out. The Scottsboro Boys and Tom Robinson compare due to unfair trials and accusations held against them. In both the Scottsboro Boys case and the case revolving around Tom Robinson, racism was highly expressed by many people; whether they were part of the case or not. For instance, people assumed the Scottsboro Boys were guilty before the trial had even taken place. In the article, The Trials of the Scottsboro Boys, it states, “One headline read: ‘ALL NEGROES POSITIVELY IDENTIFIED
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