Alabama House Gets Closer To Apologizing For Mishandling 1944 Rape

It took a half-century, but Alabama has finally apologized is finally taking steps towards apologizing to Recy Taylor. She was gang-raped by a group of white men whom two all-white, all-male juries refused to indict. Read an interview with her here. Correction: The apology was passed by the House, but has to clear the… » 3/30/11 3:35pm 3/30/11 3:35pm

No Justice Yet For Jim Crow Gang Rape Survivor

It's been nearly 70 years since Recy Taylor, now 91, was gang-raped by a group of white men. Her case was eventually taken up by Rosa Parks, but the confessed perpetrators were never punished. Taylor recently told the Root, "I should have talked more about it too myself. At the time, I didn't want nobody to think… » 2/10/11 2:07pm 2/10/11 2:07pm