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Artist tells Scottsboro story with acrylic, reverence

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 23, 2023 8:05 PM CT | Published: January 23, 2023 6:16 PM CT

“I wanted to catch them at their most authentic before the prison system had gotten a hold of them, before they had been changed by this trial. I wanted to see their actual faces,” artist Charles Shipp said. 


Charles Shipp The Scottsboro Boys Playhouse on the Square Subscriber Only

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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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