The Tarboro Three: Rape, Race, and Secrecy (Paperback)

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By Brian Lampkin, Saulters Andrew (Cover Design by), Noble Demetrious (Contribution by)
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On an August evening in the summer of 1973 in Tarboro, North Carolina a young woman walking alone was offered a ride by three young men. All of their lives were changed dramatically as the ensuing events became national news and for a very brief period Tarboro became a center of a conversation on the Civil Rights movement and criminal justice in America. Nearly half a century later, is a town entitled to forget its place in history if that place is uncomfortable? Are individuals entitled to privacy even as an accurate retelling of history requires exposure? The Tarboro Three: Rape, Race, and Secrecy looks at the history of racism in a small town and how it has continued to inform life into the 21st century.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781732932807
ISBN-10: 1732932808
Publisher: Scuppernong Editions
Publication Date: May 4th, 2019
Pages: 120
Language: English