Alabama Pardons 3 ‘Scottsboro Boys’ After 80 Years - NYTimes.com

Alabama Pardons 3 ‘Scottsboro Boys’ After 80 Years - NYTimes.com:

Excerpt: “It’s certainly something that when people hear it, they automatically associate it with the state in a negative manner,” said John Miller, an assistant professor at the University of Alabama who helped to prepare the pardon petition. “Alabama has worked as hard as anybody has to make sure that, to the extent that we can amend a legacy that is not flattering, we are trying to do the right things now.”

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