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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
Author:
McGuire, Danielle L.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xxii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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.
General Note:
"Borzoi Book."
Language:
English
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.
ISBN:
9780307269065
Format :
Book

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