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The Rape of Recy Taylor

Directed by Nancy Buirski
United States, 2017
Documentary

Synopsis

The true story of a 24-year-old wife and mother who was gang raped in Alabama by seven white men in 1944. Recy Taylor’s story highlights the black women who waged war to take back their bodies and their dignity, and by speaking up helped inspire the civil rights movement that was to come.

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The Rape of Recy Taylor Directed by Nancy Buirski