By Walter T. Howard
Black Communists communicate on Scottsboro, an account of a overlooked bankruptcy within the tale of the Scottsboro saga, supplies voice to a phase of the African American neighborhood that has usually been missed or distorted: black Communists.
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35 certain tendency for the white tenants and the Negro tenants to make common cause against the landlords. You will doubtless have noticed as well that the Southern white ruling class newspapers have recently been trying to stir up every possible hysteria against the race, doubtless being influenced more or less by the desire to start the fight between whites and blacks of the same class in order to divert the pressure from this case. The great unemployment of that section has added to the electricity in the air, especially as starving unemployed workers, black and white are actually organizing unemployed councils together, with no color line.
In 1976 Alabama Governor George Wallace pardoned Clarence Norris. In 1989, the last of the Scottsboro youths, Clarence Norris, died. All through the Scottsboro episode black Communists played major roles. All the important Party leaders of color, William Patterson, Harry Haywood, James Ford, Cyril Briggs, B. D. Their efforts indicate that they acted not only as members of the Communist Party of the United States, but also as indigenous black radicals who were responding to unique American racial conditions.
28. Cyril Briggs, “The Scottsboro Case and the Nat Turner Centenary,” The Liberator, June 6, 1931; and B. D. ” ibid. 29. Daily Worker, April 17, 18, 1931; Carter, Scottsboro, 49–59; Murray, “The NAACP versus the Communist Party,” 278; James S. Allen, “Scottsboro—A Proclamation of Freedom,” Labor Defender, June 1935; Kelley, Hammer and Hoe, 78-79; and William L. Patterson, The Man Who Cried Genocide: An Autobiography (New York: International Publishers, 1971), 126–138. 30. Miller, Pennybacker, and Rosenhaft, “Mother Ada Wright and the International Campaign to Free the Scottsboro Boys,” 387–430.
Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro: A Documentary History by Walter T. Howard