Recy Taylor Refused to be Silent

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Dec 15, 20171m
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Recy Taylor Refused to be Silent
Dec 15 '171m
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The film “The Rape of Recy Taylor” documents the case of a black woman who was gang-raped in Alabama in 1944 and defied the Jim Crow south by speaking out, with the support of Rosa Parks and others. Filmmaker Nancy Buirski reconstructs the events with testimonies from Taylor and her siblings, along with historian Danielle McGuire who wrote a book on the case, “At The Dark End of the Street."

— Thom Powers and Raphaela Neihausen

For more information, click here to visit the official film web site.

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