Twenty-one-year old Nevada Taylor, on her way home from her bookkeeping job in downtown Chattanooga, is raped by a black man “with a soft, kind voice” shortly after 6:30 p.m. in St. Elmo Cemetery. Sheriff Joseph Shipp directs a search for the rapist, witnesses, and evidence. The search turns up only a black leather strap used in the rape.
January 27, 2017 9:31 pm
The “talented tenth”. That’s who W.E.B. Du Bois thought would make the difference for black people of the United States. The success of writers, poets and musicians in the Harlem Renaissance