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Six of the 12 Black sharecroppers sentenced to death following the Elaine Massacre pose with their lawyer Scipio A. Jones, left. Known as the Moore defendants, these six men — Ed Hicks, Frank Hicks, Ed Moore, J. C. Knox, Ed Coleman, and Paul Hall — appealed their case to the U.S. Supreme Court, resulting in a precedent-setting decision. Lisa Hicks-Gilbert, the founder of the Descendants of the Elaine Massacre of 1919 Facebook page, is a descendant of Frank and Ed Hicks. (Photo courtesy of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Central Arkansas Library System.)