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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 [...]
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