LP6.2 Assignment: Reflection – Injustice

Directions: READ “The Scottsboro Boys – National Archives and Records Administration” and VIEW “The Scottsboro Boys and the Communist Party” hosted by NBC Learn. Answer the following questions:

Would it be fair to say that the justice system failed these young men? Why or why not?
• Why was the Communist Party so interested in defending these men?
• Do you think this trial was a good example of how African Americans were treated during this time? Why or why not?