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 (Book, 2011) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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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

Author: Danielle L McGuire
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Danielle L McGuire
ISBN: 9780307389244 0307389243 9780307269065 030726906X
OCLC Number: 1016182956
Description: xxii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue: at the dark end of the street --
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.
Responsibility: Danielle L. McGuire.

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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.
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