Saturday, July 11, 2020

Tag: rape

Looking for your next great read? Scan the New York Times Bestseller list to find a variety of new writings. Picking the #1 book is way too obvious, instead look for the 20th or the 57th, something obscure. Way down in the list is where I seem to find...
the_rape_of_recy_taylor
The year: 1944. The place: deep south of Alabama. The law: Jim Crow. Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old African-American wife and mother is brutally gang-raped by six white men. Verdict: You already know. Although, Rosa Parks is widely associated with the Montgomery bus boycotts; many (like myself) are unaware of...