The Black Community and R. Kelly

I’m disgusted by the Black community’s reaction to the “Surviving R. Kelly,” documentary. Instead of considering how serious this issue is, people have resorted to jokes. Instead of supporting Black women, Black people went to stream R. Kelly’s music. Instead of speaking out against sexual assault, Black people jumped to R. Kelly’s defense. I’m disappointed... Continue Reading →

Stop Slut Shaming

It’s 2017 and women’s bodies are still offending people. This is getting really old. A woman has the right to cover up her body and she has just as much of the right to show it off. We can have sex or we can choose not to. That is no one else’s business. Men post... Continue Reading →

Stop Sexualizing Young Girls

I remember being followed around by grown men at the age of twelve, because of the way my body matured. Even though I was clearly a little girl (I even had the face of one), these men didn't care. I've been approached by men at the age of sixteen, who "couldn't believe I was only... Continue Reading →

Rape Culture in High School

(After a few months, I'm back writing. No More Distractions.) (Source - Google) rape cul·ture noun noun: rape culture a society or environment whose prevailing social attitudes have the effect of normalizing or trivializing sexual assault and abuse. About a week ago, I was told by a friend that one of our old classmates had... Continue Reading →

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