Danielle McGuirre: "At the Dark End of the Street: Sexual Violence, Community Mobilization and the African American Freedom Stru

DANIELLE McGUIRE is the author of At the Dark End of the Street: Black
Women, Rape and Resistance-a New History of the Civil Rights Movement
from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power (Knopf, 2010). She is an
Assistant Professor in the History Department at Wayne State
University. Since receiving her PhD from Rutgers in 2007, she won
numerous teaching and research awards. Her dissertation on sexualized
racial violence and the African American freedom struggle received the
2008 Lerner Scott Prize for best dissertation in women’s history.  It
was the runner-up for the Allen Nevins Prize, offered annually by the
Society of American Historians for best-written dissertation on an
American subject. McGuire is a Distinguished Lecturer for the
Organization of American Historians and has appeared on National Public
Radio, BookTV (CSPAN) and dozens of local radio stations throughout the
United States and Canada. Her essays have appeared on the Huffington
Post and TheRoot.com.