Donald Rumsfeld is dead. Yet he owned Covey's house "Mount Misery" --the place where Fredrick Douglas was brutally tortured as a slave. This s yet another reason Juneteenth means absolutely nothing! Every single person that voted for the pacifier (Juneteenth) is a closet racist.
The Tragic Story of Mrs. Racy Taylor-Courtney (1919-2017) is yet another reason "Juneteenth" means absolutely nothing. Mrs. Recy Taylor-Courtney died Dec. 28 in 2017 ---a few days short of her 98th birthday. Her obituary appeared in the New York Times.
The number of melanin-nated women raped by white men in our country’s past is staggering. Afraid for
their lives, just a courageous few have come forth. Recy Taylor was one of those brave women who spoke out.
"...“There were two grand jury hearings, one that was in the fall of 1944, shortly after the assault. But none of the all-white, all-male Henry County grand jurors were willing to indict Taylor’s assailants..."
Before Oprah, Danielle McGuire unearthed Recy Taylor’s story
By Georgea Kovanis
Detroit Free Press
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018
At the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey spokes about the recently deceased Recy Taylor, a Black woman whose attackers went free after raping her in 1944. It was Danielle McGuire, a Detroit writer, who did the deep-dive to dig up
Recy Taylor, who fought for justice after being raped by six white men, dies at 97
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