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The Scottsboro Boys

When: Thursdays, Fridays, 8 p.m., Saturdays, 2 & 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Sept. 24 2017

In 1931, nine African American teenagers were accused of raping a woman on a train chugging its way across Alabama. The legal battles that followed resulted in death penalty verdicts, Supreme Court rulings, lynch-mob mentalities and eventually, the most well-known miscarriage of justice in American history.

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