One of her most-important cases involved Recy Taylor, a year-old Black woman who was gang-raped by six white men on September 3, , as she was walked to her home in Abbeville, Alabama after attending church. The Rape of Recy Taylor , released December 15, , offers the year-old Taylor what she was denied in the s: Retrieved from " https:
In the months following the trial, Taylor received multiple death threats , and her home was firebombed by white supremacists. Lawmakers wear 'Recy' pins in honor of Recy Taylor".
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Parks and her allies formed the Alabama Committee for Equal Justice for Taylor, "with support from national labor unions, African-American organizations, and women's groups. They forced her to remove her clothes saying "Get them rags off, or I'll kill you and leave you down here in the woods.
She said that during those years she lived "in fear, and many white people in the town continued to treat her badly, even after her attackers left. She was very welcoming And the white boys said, yeah.