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But let us say he was not What justice would there be to take this life Justice gentlemen Why I would just as soon put a hog in the electric chair as this All eyes were pointed to a poor black innocent boy who was accused killing three people In the other side of the court an old black woman sits and watches her grand son sadly She might be the only person knows that her grand son cannot be a murder But what makes she worry and upset is not losing her son it is the thought of Jefferson being labeled a hog She wants Jefferson to know that he is a man not a hog because it is the only way that he can find his freedom even in the moment of his death I want a man go to death not a hog Gentlemen of the jury look at this- this- this boy I almost said man but I cant say man Oh sure he has reached the age of twenty-one when we civilized man consider the male species has reached manhood but would you call this this this a man No not I I would call it a boy and a fool Jefferson a poor southern plantation boy who had no money no real future He was born on plantation and he would die without doing anything but working on the plantation While he was on his way to the river for fishing his friends picked him up and stopped by liquor store Through a series of events three men were killed one of them was the white storeowner Mr Grope In the small community of Cajun Louisiana no tolerance was given to the murder of a white man Jefferson was sentenced to electrocution But at the court Jeffersons lawyer compared him to a hog and this changed the whole story You are a teacher Miss Emma is saying
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