How a story of rape, race and justice became revolutionary

Documentary director Nancy Buirski says she had a responsibility to direct her latest "The Rape of Recy Taylor," a disturbing look at the brutal rape of a young black woman by six white boys in Alabama in 1944.

Taylor's case became a cause celebre for the incipient Civil Rights era
Rosa Parks was an unknown investigator for the NAACP when she tried to bring Taylor justice
but Buirski's film reveals that the even the movement failed her.

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