Rosa Parks Had a Radical Side: Championing the Rights of Rape Victims

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A fascinating article that offers a glimpse of a side of Rosa Parks that is not explained in history books, nor is readily known. At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance — a New History of the Civil Rights Movement From Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power by Danielle McGuire has just made my reading list and it should yours. Thank you Mary Curtis and The Root for telling this story.   

Rosa Parks Had a Radical Side: Championing the Rights of Rape Victims

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1 Response to Rosa Parks Had a Radical Side: Championing the Rights of Rape Victims

  1. Pingback: Celebrate the Real Rosa Parks: Defender of All Women Against Rape | The Words of the Day

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