A history of America's civil rights movement traces the pivotal influence of sexual violence that victimized African American women for centuries, revealing Rosa Parks's contributions as an anti-rape activist years before her heroic bus protest.
This annual award is chosen by the Literary Awards Committee of the Readers’ Section of the Wisconsin Library Association (WLA). The Award is given for the highest literary achievement by a Wisconsin author for a book published in the previous year. The work must be written by a person who was born in Wisconsin, or is currently living in Wisconsin, or lived in Wisconsin for a significant length of time.
The Wisconsin Library Association Literary Award is made possible by a grant from the WLA Foundation. Read the WLA Blog to learn more about this award.
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