Revealing Sex Crimes Against Black Women

Gardner, Jan
September 2011
Nieman Reports;Fall2011, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p8
The article focuses on the efforts of activist Rosa Parks in exposing sex crimes against fellow African American women. As secretary of the Alabama conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), she has investigated cases of sexual violence against African American women. Her contributions to the rights of African American women was highlighted in a book by Danielle L. McGuire. She also handled the case of Recy Taylor who was raped in Alabama by White men.


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