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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

Publ Info New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010
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Descript xxii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note "Borzoi Book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-309) and index
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
Note 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
LC 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 9780307269065 (alk. paper)
030726906X (alk. paper)