Saturday, April 10, 2010
Congressman Parker Griffith's Visit to the Scottsboro Boys Museum and Cultural Center
On Friday April 9, 2010 Congressman Parker Griffith, MD visited the Scottsboro Boys Museum and Cultural Center. Left to right: Dr. Griffith; Ms. Sheila Washington, Chairperson Scottsboro Boys Museum Executive Committee; Mr. Gene Tackett, District Director for Congressman Griffith.
Dr. Griffith discusses the museum with Ms. Kim Speers. Ms. Speers is on the museum Executive Committee and is the Librarian at Brownwood School.
Ms. Speers with Dr. Judy Berry. Dr. Berry is the Scottsboro Board of Education Superintendent. Congressman Griffith had visited the schools prior to visiting the museum.
Dr Griffith, Mr. Gary Speers, Chamber of Commerce Director Rick Roden, Mr. Charles Elliot, museum Executive Committee and Ms. Washington. Ms. Washington explains to Dr. Griffith the historical significance of the Scottsboro Boys case and tells the history of our museum.