Ala House apologizes for ‘abhorrent and repugnant’ handling of 1944 rape of black woman

The Washington Post
March 29, 2011

The Alabama House has reached back into history and apologized for how authorities mishandled the 1944 rape of a young black woman by a gang of white men as she walked home from church. The House on Tuesday approved by an apparent unanimous voice vote a resolution that expresses “deepest sympathies and solemn regrets” to Recy Taylor, who is now 91 years old and lives in Florida….Read More

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