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effect during the 1930’s because many colored folks were convicted into a life and death situation. The most significant similarities towards between Forester’s case in Tolerance and The Scottsboro boys case was the explanation of racism in the community areas. In both scenarios of the stories, they explain the racism behind both of the stories. Forster explains how racism is spreading and that it needs to be stop in order to bring peace around the world “Unlike love, it has always had a bad press."(Forster 33). unlike love, tolerance can actually bring peace but love can have negative effects too. The Scottsboro boys however received result of guilty in their own trial. “The accused were shackled and taken to Scottsboro, the Jackson County seat, and an angry mob gathered for their trials just two weeks after the arrests. On April 9, a judge sentenced the eight convicted defendants to death by electrocution.” They too had an unfair advantage just because of their skin color. Both Forster’s explanation and The Scottsboro boy’s case were a connected on how discrimination is a negative effect. Forster’s“Tolerance” shows the reasoning of how love cannot be used in order to bring balance. The Scottsboro boys tragic case began in 1931 and ended in 1937, this event tells the story of how these nine young teenage African Americans’ who were accused of a crime that they have not committed and were tortured until they died. “Over the course of the two decades that followed, the struggle for justice of the "Scottsboro Boys," as the black teens were called, made celebrities out of anonymities, launched and ended careers, wasted lives, produced heroes, opened southern juries to blacks, exacerbated sectional strife, and divided America's political
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3 left.” The Scottsboro boys were an iconic figure towards discrimination in the early 1930’s.
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