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James T. Scott's story on his tombstone

April 28, 2011 | 7:58 p.m. CDT
The James T. Scott Monument Committee obtained this headstone to replace the marker on Scott's grave. Scott was lynched in April 1923 in Columbia after being accused of raping the daughter of an MU German professor.

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