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Coming soon... phase two of #theydiditforthekids #iammorethan #putyourselfintheirshoes in collaboration with @thekouturekidz DINNER THEATRE. Meet #recytaylor MORE TO ROSA AND HER STORY.

Starting the day off with stories of courageous black women! Narratives that are often not told/heard.
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#civilrights #humanrights #resistance #rosaparks #recytaylor #joannrobinson #montegomerybusboycott #history #remember #blackwomen #women #feminism #atthedarkendofthestreet #bookworm #bookstagram

Honored to share that our film "The Rape of Recy Taylor" will be in Venice Film Festival this year. Grateful for the opportunity to work with such a wonderful group of filmmakers who got Recy's story out in the world.

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#recytaylor #venicefilmfestival #augustafilms #nancybuirski

Even though the outcome of the case was not good for Taylor, this case was a major victory for the formation of the civil rights movement because of the successful mobilization of activists across the nation. Given that the case was largely ignored by feminist organizations, with some suggesting Recy seduced the men, it created a sense of unity among black men and women who felt they truly were in this alone. The Recy Taylor case brought the building blocks of the Montgomery bus boycott together a decade early. Taylor lived in Abbeville with her family for two decades after the attack. She said that during those years she lived "in fear, and many white people in the town continued to treat her badly, even after her attackers left." She eventually moved to Florida, where she still lives.

In 2011, the Alabama House of Representatives apologized to Taylor on behalf of the state "for its failure to prosecute her attackers." State Representative Dexter Grimsley, along with Abbeville Mayor Ryan Blalock and Henry County Probate Judge JoAnn Smith, also apologized to Taylor for her treatment.Taylor received the apologies on Mother's Day in 2011, when she visited Rock Hill Holiness Church in Abbeville, the very church where she was kidnapped. "I felt good," she said. "That was a good day to present it to me. I wasn't expecting that." In 2011, Taylor visited the White House and attended a forum on Rosa Parks at the National Press Club
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Writing about Haven Communities.
They called Harmony Mississippi the Mouth of the Lion!!! Like, white vigilantes could come, but they might not get out again!
Armed sentries, round the clock lookouts and signals with headlights and car horns.
They did it to combat the rapes that were epidemic under Jim Crow, as another way to enforce the power dynamic of white men over everything. (read At the Dark End of the Street by Danielle McGuire. It will make you love Rosa Parks)
It's that bad-asses ish that makes me want to go high five my ancestors.
#armedblackmovement #newdeacons #daddysgun #blackpantherparty #blackpantherpartyforselfdefense #wewillshootback #freedomsummer #recytaylor #nbp #bpp#blm

Today is the 60th anniversary of #RosaParks refusing to give her seat to a white man. But among the first things that come to mind when you think of her, is "seasoned anti-rape crusader" one of them? If not, why not? Did you learn some story of her being "tired after work" as opposed to hearing of her training at a social justice leadership and activism school and her pivotal role in more than one national campaign for justice?

Did you hear of her mobilizing a campaign of investigation and action after 22 year old #RecyTaylor was abducted and gang raped by 6 white men in Alabama? Taylor, a wife and mother, was offered hush money after she pressed charges. With the help of Rosa Parks, she chose instead to launch a movement bringing awareness to the routine nature of sexual assaults of black women across the nation. While Parks was interviewing Taylor, the deputy sheriff burst into her cabin and ordered the NAACP investigator to leave town. Taylor and Parks' quest did not result in justice, as even after admitting the rape to authorities, the men were not indicted. However the courage that these woman showed (and continue to show as Taylor is still alive) cannot be overshadowed by diluted histories that don't include these chapters.
#SayHerName

For the lucky people who have tickets to tomorrow's last sold out performance of #RosaParksThehiddenjourney @acedancemusic ace space,you will be touched.Written by Jude Freeman and Directed beautifully by #lornalaidlaw.I feel so proud of you all #brumtalent stand up, the whole community were wooping and cheering.You all honoured her story and the many black women who have been forgotten from the history books #recytaylor#claudettecolvin#septimaclarke #artistdate #artistway#rosaparks

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Starting the day off with stories of courageous black women! Narratives that are often not told/heard.
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.
#civilrights #humanrights #resistance #rosaparks #recytaylor #joannrobinson #montegomerybusboycott #history #remember #blackwomen #women #feminism #atthedarkendofthestreet #bookworm #bookstagram

We are honored that THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR is in the Venice Film Festival! Congratulations to our filmmaking team and many others who helped tell Recy Taylor's story.

LINK IN BIO

#recytaylor #venicefilmfestival #therapeofrecytaylor #nancybuirski #augustafilms #filmmaking #documentaries

Honored to share that our film "The Rape of Recy Taylor" will be in Venice Film Festival this year. Grateful for the opportunity to work with such a wonderful group of filmmakers who got Recy's story out in the world.

Link in bio

#recytaylor #venicefilmfestival #augustafilms #nancybuirski

Y'all.....our mentor, prison abolitionist Mariame Kaba, graced us with her presence and intelligence for EPISODE 12, now available on SoundCloud! ➿link in bio ➿ keep reading!!!
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#mariametaughtme #podcasting #podcast #podcasts #podcastsincolor #podcastshow #podsincolor #thelitreview #litreviewchi #mariamekaba #keepreading #daniellemcguire #darkendofthestreet #blackpower #rosaparks #recytaylor

Coming soon... phase two of #theydiditforthekids #iammorethan #putyourselfintheirshoes in collaboration with @thekouturekidz DINNER THEATRE. Meet #recytaylor MORE TO ROSA AND HER STORY.

BLACK WOMEN'S HISTORY

The contributions of Black Women to shaping and changing the world for the better are often minimized. At every moment in history, Black Women have worked alongside their more famous male counterparts. We've assembled a list of just a few of the women for whom we are grateful.

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Rosa Parks's refusal to give up her seat on a #Montgomery bus led to an organized #boycott and the city's removal of bus segregation. By the time she lit the match for the #MontgomeryMovement, #RosaParks had spent years working with the #NAACP. She was an investigator for the brutal rape of #RecyTaylor. Rosa was far more radical than she has been historically portrayed. She was a life long #activist for the struggle for #CivilRights in the United States.
(SOURCE: www.forharriet.com)
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#BlackHistoryMonth #BHM #BlackHistory #BlackActivists #BlackWomen #BlackHistory365 #MoorKnowledge #HiddenTruths #EachOneTeachOne #BlackWomenActivists

⚘❤ @Regrann from @blackpride_brownlove_ - Today we celebrate the life of Rosa Parks on what would've been her 104th birthday.
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She didn't know it at the time but December 1, 1955 would be the day that would put her name in history books. That was the day when #RosaParks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger.

Her act of resistance that day unleashed a movement that helped to end legal segregation in the U.S., and cemented her as the "mother of the civil rights movement." But Parks didn't become an activist that day. She already had a long history of fighting for justice, including being an active member of Montgomery, Alabama's NAACP chapter since 1943.

Criminal Justice Warrior: Parks' commitment to social justice and the fight for equality reaches way beyond the bus. Her early political career focused on issues of interracial sexual violence. She helped raise money for the defense of the "Scottsboro Boys," nine Black teenagers falsely accused of raping two white women in 1931. All nine were later paroled, freed or posthumously pardoned after being wrongly convicted in a case that led to two landmark Supreme Court opinions over equality in the courtroom.
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Women's Advocate:
Parks got involved in fighting for women's rights when the NAACP sent her to investigate the attack of #RecyTaylor, a 24-year-old mother who was abducted at gunpoint and raped by a group of white men in Alabama in 1944. -
Youth Empowerment Champion:
Youth education was extremely important to Parks. She helped found the NAACP's youth chapter in Montgomery, and taught African Americans how to read so that they could pass the literacy test and vote in elections.
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#blackhistory #blacklivesmatter #blackhistorymonth #blacksuffragettes #civilrights #civilrightsmovement #CRM #montgomerybusboycott #martinlutherkingjr #NAACP #alabama - #regrann

Our appreciation extends to all our brothers and sisters from all nations working to make this world a better place! Happy Birthday Rosa Parks! #sovereigntySaturday #REZILIENCE
#Repost @blackpride_brownlove_ ・・・
Today we celebrate the life of Rosa Parks on what would've been her 104th birthday.
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She didn't know it at the time but December 1, 1955 would be the day that would put her name in history books. That was the day when #RosaParks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger.

Her act of resistance that day unleashed a movement that helped to end legal segregation in the U.S., and cemented her as the "mother of the civil rights movement." But Parks didn't become an activist that day. She already had a long history of fighting for justice, including being an active member of Montgomery, Alabama's NAACP chapter since 1943.

Criminal Justice Warrior: Parks' commitment to social justice and the fight for equality reaches way beyond the bus. Her early political career focused on issues of interracial sexual violence. She helped raise money for the defense of the "Scottsboro Boys," nine Black teenagers falsely accused of raping two white women in 1931. All nine were later paroled, freed or posthumously pardoned after being wrongly convicted in a case that led to two landmark Supreme Court opinions over equality in the courtroom.
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Women's Advocate:
Parks got involved in fighting for women's rights when the NAACP sent her to investigate the attack of #RecyTaylor, a 24-year-old mother who was abducted at gunpoint and raped by a group of white men in Alabama in 1944. -
Youth Empowerment Champion:
Youth education was extremely important to Parks. She helped found the NAACP's youth chapter in Montgomery, and taught African Americans how to read so that they could pass the literacy test and vote in elections.
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#blackhistory #blacklivesmatter #blackhistorymonth #blacksuffragettes #civilrights #civilrightsmovement #CRM #montgomerybusboycott #martinlutherkingjr #NAACP #alabama

Writing about Haven Communities.
They called Harmony Mississippi the Mouth of the Lion!!! Like, white vigilantes could come, but they might not get out again!
Armed sentries, round the clock lookouts and signals with headlights and car horns.
They did it to combat the rapes that were epidemic under Jim Crow, as another way to enforce the power dynamic of white men over everything. (read At the Dark End of the Street by Danielle McGuire. It will make you love Rosa Parks)
It's that bad-asses ish that makes me want to go high five my ancestors.
#armedblackmovement #newdeacons #daddysgun #blackpantherparty #blackpantherpartyforselfdefense #wewillshootback #freedomsummer #recytaylor #nbp #bpp#blm

Today is the 60th anniversary of #RosaParks refusing to give her seat to a white man. But among the first things that come to mind when you think of her, is "seasoned anti-rape crusader" one of them? If not, why not? Did you learn some story of her being "tired after work" as opposed to hearing of her training at a social justice leadership and activism school and her pivotal role in more than one national campaign for justice?

Did you hear of her mobilizing a campaign of investigation and action after 22 year old #RecyTaylor was abducted and gang raped by 6 white men in Alabama? Taylor, a wife and mother, was offered hush money after she pressed charges. With the help of Rosa Parks, she chose instead to launch a movement bringing awareness to the routine nature of sexual assaults of black women across the nation. While Parks was interviewing Taylor, the deputy sheriff burst into her cabin and ordered the NAACP investigator to leave town. Taylor and Parks' quest did not result in justice, as even after admitting the rape to authorities, the men were not indicted. However the courage that these woman showed (and continue to show as Taylor is still alive) cannot be overshadowed by diluted histories that don't include these chapters.
#SayHerName

For the lucky people who have tickets to tomorrow's last sold out performance of #RosaParksThehiddenjourney @acedancemusic ace space,you will be touched.Written by Jude Freeman and Directed beautifully by #lornalaidlaw.I feel so proud of you all #brumtalent stand up, the whole community were wooping and cheering.You all honoured her story and the many black women who have been forgotten from the history books #recytaylor#claudettecolvin#septimaclarke #artistdate #artistway#rosaparks

Even though the outcome of the case was not good for Taylor, this case was a major victory for the formation of the civil rights movement because of the successful mobilization of activists across the nation. Given that the case was largely ignored by feminist organizations, with some suggesting Recy seduced the men, it created a sense of unity among black men and women who felt they truly were in this alone. The Recy Taylor case brought the building blocks of the Montgomery bus boycott together a decade early. Taylor lived in Abbeville with her family for two decades after the attack. She said that during those years she lived "in fear, and many white people in the town continued to treat her badly, even after her attackers left." She eventually moved to Florida, where she still lives.

In 2011, the Alabama House of Representatives apologized to Taylor on behalf of the state "for its failure to prosecute her attackers." State Representative Dexter Grimsley, along with Abbeville Mayor Ryan Blalock and Henry County Probate Judge JoAnn Smith, also apologized to Taylor for her treatment.Taylor received the apologies on Mother's Day in 2011, when she visited Rock Hill Holiness Church in Abbeville, the very church where she was kidnapped. "I felt good," she said. "That was a good day to present it to me. I wasn't expecting that." In 2011, Taylor visited the White House and attended a forum on Rosa Parks at the National Press Club
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Sept. 3, 1944: It's nearly midnight, but services at Rock Hill Holiness Church in the small town of Abbeville have just let out. Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old (born December 31,1919) sharecropper, sets out along the town's fertile peanut plantations, accompanied for the walk home by two other worshippers from the black congregation. Moments later, a green Chevrolet rolls by -- and their routine journey takes a horrifying turn.

Wielding knives and guns, seven white men get out of the car, according to Taylor and witnesses from a state investigation of the case. One shoves Taylor in the backseat; the rest squeeze in after her and ride off. Her panicked friends run to tell the sheriff.

After parking in a deserted grove of pecan trees, the men order the young wife and mother out at gunpoint, shouting at her to undress. Six of them rape Taylor that night. Once finished, they drive her back to the road, ordering her out again before roaring off into the darkness.

Days after the brutal attack, Taylor's story traveled through word of mouth, catching the attention of a Montgomery NAACP activist named Rosa Parks. A seasoned crusader against the sexual assaults of black women by white men that were commonplace in the South, Parks would eventually help bring the case international notice. Even though the men admitted the rape to authorities, two grand juries brought no charges against Taylor's 6 rapists.
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