Still no justice for civil rights-era rapes

Associated Press
October 15, 2010

Years before Rosa Parks fought for justice from her seat on a Montgomery bus, she fought for Recy Taylor. Parks was an NAACP activist crisscrossing Alabama in 1944 when she came across the case of Taylor, a 24-year-old wife and mother who was brutally gang raped and dumped on the side of a rural road. Taylor survived only to watch two all-white, all-male grand juries decline to indict the six white men who admitted to authorities that they assaulted her… Read More

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