Catching up with May 5 - Scopes Arrested for Teaching Evolution; Sacco & Vanzetti Arrested for Being Italian
This was posted on Storify on May 5th, and I'm just making a record of it here, too. When we talk about racial profiling today, we speak of "driving while black" or "flying while Muslim." There was a time when you could be arrested and even executed, it seems, for being an Italian immigrant. As for the Scopes Monkey Trial, well...
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