Race against time : the untold story of Scipio Jones and the battle to save twelve innocent men / Sandra Neil Wallace & Rich Wallace.
"In October 1919, a group of Black sharecroppers met at a church in an Arkansas village to organize a union. Bullets rained down on the meeting from outside. Many were killed by a white mob in what became known as the Elaine Massacre. Others were rounded up and arrested. Twelve of the sharecroppers were hastily tried and sentenced to death. Scipio Africanus Jones, a self-taught lawyer who'd been born enslaved, answered the call and represented the twelve--but could he save the men's live and set them free?" -- book jacket
- ISBN: 9781629798165
- ISBN: 1629798169
- Physical Description: 143 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane, 
- Copyright: ©2021
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-125) and index.
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|Study Program Information Note:||
Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 7.8 3 511913.
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