Revels Given Fifty Years for Assault on White Girl

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“Revels Given Fifty Years for Assault on White Girl.” Robesonian 14 Nov. 1938: 1.


A jury found Duckery Revels not guilty of rape but guilty of assault. The judge sentenced him to 50 years’ hard labor. See also News and Observer 13 Nov. 1938, which includes the judge’s remarks before passing sentence.

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