For decades, historians have primarily analyzed charges of black-on-white rape in the South through accounts of lynching or manifestly unfair trial proceedings, suggesting that white southerners invariably responded with extralegal violence and sham trial504, 573, Norfolk Corporation Court I, Norfolk, Va.; aquot;Weatherspoon Given Life Term for Rape of Fifteen- Year-Old Girl, aquot; Norfolk Virginian Pilot, July 23, 1949. Similar sentiments appear in aquot;Sailor Gets Life; Declined to Talk at Risk of Death, aquot; Norfolk Journal and Guide, July 30, 1949. ... News of Harrisa#39;s arrest appeared in aquot; Scout Leader Pleads Not Guilty to Womana#39;s Charge, aquot; Richmond Afro-American, Marchanbsp;...
|Title||:||White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1960|
|Author||:||Lisa Lindquist Dorr|
|Publisher||:||Univ of North Carolina Press - 2004|