The Rape of Recy Taylor
Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother and sharecropper, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Common in Jim Crow South, few women spoke up in fear for their lives. Not Recy Taylor, who bravely identified her rapists. The NAACP sent its chief rape investigator Rosa Parks, who rallied support and triggered an unprecedented outcry for justice. The film exposes a legacy of physical abuse of black women and reveals Rosa Parks’ intimate role in Recy Taylor’s story.The Rape of Recy Taylor featuring Tommy Bernardi and Cynthia Erivo is streaming with subscription on Hulu, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, free on Tubi, and 5 others. It's a documentary and history movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (588 votes).
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The Rape of Recy Taylor has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (588 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.