Tag Archives: Recy Taylor

Alabama may finally acknowledge Jim Crow era rape of Recy Taylor

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetAlmost 67 years ago during the Jim Crow era,  Recy Taylor was raped and held at gunpoint by seven white men in Abbeville, Alabama on September 3 in 1944.  Unfortunately, her rape was one of many cases where a black woman never got justice.  Because the multiple men who raped her were white men from [...]
Also tagged , , | Comments closed

Feministing In Your Inbox

Sign up for our Newsletter to stay in touch with Feministing
and receive regular updates and exclusive content.

156 queries. 0.671 seconds