Recy Taylor

Alabama House Approves Apology for Recy Taylor

by Benjamin Greenberg on Mar 30, 2011 12:57PM

Taylor's 1944 rape stands as an iconic example of the impunity with which white men attacked black women during the Jim Crow era.

Topics: Recy Taylor, History, Gender & Sexuality

Recy Taylor Gets a Personal Sorry, But No Apology From Alabama

by Benjamin Greenberg on Mar 22, 2011 11:10AM

The 91-year-old's family still wants a formal apology for the failure to investigate and prosecute her rapists for nearly 70 years.

Topics: Recy Taylor, History, Gender & Sexuality

Recy Taylor May Finally See Alabama Acknowledge Her 1944 Rape

by Benjamin Greenberg on Mar 16, 2011 3:00AM

She was one of literally uncounted black women who were assaulted without justice in Jim Crow's South.

Topics: Recy Taylor, History, Gender & Sexuality

Recy Taylor, Sexual Violence, and the Horrors of Jim Crow

by Jamilah King on Feb 11, 2011 9:55AM

The stories of countless black women who were raped by white men during the civil rights era have gone overlooked entirely.

Topics: Recy Taylor, Gender & Sexuality, History