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While at lunch with a friend a few years ago, she couldn’t locate her lip gloss, so she emptied her purse out on the table to find it. She didn’t have much in there—an iPhone, a wallet, her keys and a small make-up kit. And also, a can of pepper spray.

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Activist and author Feminista Jones created the #YouOkSis hashtag/movement as a pro-active measure to curb the rampant street harassment experienced by Black women, but over the weekend, a white woman hijacked the hashtag for a fundraiser.

The post The #YouOkSis hashtag created by Black woman hijacked to promote white female concert appeared first on theGrio.

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