Rachel Robinson

Contributor  /   2025 Class


The Iconoclastic Flamboyance of Gertrude Beasley

Ninety-six years ago, Gertrude Beasley (M.A., 1918) published a scathing memoir unmasking the rampant abuse faced by women in the rural South, and disappeared shortly after. Her story is now being widely read for the first time.



January 14, 2022


4:27 p.m.