Thursday, February 25, 2010
Scottsboro Boys Museum and Cultural Center Tours
Joyce Chapel, home of the Scottsboro Boys Museum and Cultural Center. Joyce Chapel was originally built in 1878 and rebuilt in 1904.
Employees from the local U.S. Department of Agriculture Office stopped by since this is African American History Month.
Ms. Washington talks about the sacrifices made by those that perished during the Civil Rights Movement.
Many are not aware of the young ages of the black youths when they were taken off the train and arrested in Paint Rock, Al., the youths ranged from age 12 - 19.
Chamber of Commerce link: http://www.jacksoncountychamber.com/news/community-news/152-scottsboro-boys-museum-and-cultural-center-opens