The Rape of Recy Taylor

The Rape of Recy Taylor

We are not sure of the release date for The Rape of Recy Taylor. It was released at the box office on 2017-09-06 so we estimate it was released to DVD in December 2017.

The Rape of Recy Taylor on IMDb Documentary

Director: Nancy Buirski


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.