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The Scottsboro Boys were nine Black teenage boys (the youngest was 13 and the oldest was 19) accused of rape in Alabama in 1931. The landmark set of legal cases from this incident dealt with racism and the right to a fair trial. The case included a frameup, an all-White jury, rushed trials, an attempted lynching, an angry mob, and is an example of an overall miscarriage of justice.

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This is a quote from an activist named Nelson Mandala. He was someone during this time period who really impacted the Civil Rights era. He changed peoples lives in Little Rock Arkansas for the better. For example, African Americans lives like Liz were improved because earlier in time it was difficult for her and her family members to deal with society but now African Americans are treated more equally.

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19 Accidental Racism Examples

Don’t get mad at the companies and people featured in these images…it’s pretty clear they didn’t really mean any harm. (via Happy Place)   You may also like: The Avengers Fill Out Comment Cards at Burger Joint 20 Funny Drawings From Kids  

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What devout Sikhs do in daily life to live out their religious values ought to shame us all into acting like better people. (More pins on this at https://www.pinterest.com/yrauntruth/be-an-ally-privilege-religion-race-class-money-div/ )

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19 Accidental Racism Examples

Don’t get mad at the companies and people featured in these images…it’s pretty clear they didn’t really mean any harm. (via Happy Place)   You may also like: The Avengers Fill Out Comment Cards at Burger Joint 20 Funny Drawings From Kids