Black Girl Nerds | Films We’re Excited About At This Year’s New York Film Festival (NYFF)

“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 Taylor, who bravely identified her rapists. The NAACP sent its chief investigator Rosa Parks, who rallied support and triggered an unprecedented outcry for justice.”