Rachel Robinson

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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.

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January 14, 2022

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