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A new musical chronicles one of the most important events in the South's Civil Rights Movement. by Erin Z. Bass One of the most anticipated Broadway musicals of the season, "The Scottsboro Boys" opens at the Lyceum Theater in New York City on October 31 (tickets for preview shows are available now). If the name sounds familiar to Southerners, it's because the musical is based on the case of African American teenagers in Scottsboro, Alabama, who were wrongfully accused of attacking white women in the 1930s. According to the recent book "Alabama's Civil Rights Trail: An Illustrated Guide To The Cradle of Freedom" by Frye Gaillard, "Scottsboro was the scene in the 1930s of one of the South's most heated civil rights controversies

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