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Author McGuire, Danielle L.

Title 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 / Danielle L. McGuire.

Imprint New York : Vintage Books, 2011.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  323.1196076 M179a 2011    Z-Jean's Desk Axe  Available
Edition 1st Vintage Books ed.
Description xxiii, 392 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-378) and index.
Contents Prologue -- They'd kill me if I told -- Negroes every day are being molested -- Walking in pride and dignity -- There's open season on Negroes now -- It was like all of us had been raped -- A black woman's body was never hers alone -- Sex and civil rights -- Power to the ice pick -- Epilogue: we all lived in fear for years.
Summary A history of America's civil rights movement traces the pivotal influence of sexual violence that victimized African American women for centuries, revealing Rosa Parks's contributions as an anti-rape activist years before her heroic bus protest.
Subject African American women -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
African American women -- Violence against -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
Rape -- Political aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780307389244
0307389243

 
    
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