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The Black feminist is mad as hell and she has every right to be, but her anger is just as destructive as it is deserved.

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Although his outlandish stories are entertaining and humorous, they do nothing to move the conversation about the portrayal of Black women forward.

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For many Black mothers, the idea that they could ever be guilty of any wrongdoing against their child, a person that they take care of, is just absurd.

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I will not participate in a narrative that gives Black Men the option to opt out of manhood because Black women "can handle it."

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The #MeToo movement was originally created by social activist Tarana Burke 10 years before the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

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Underserved women are affected the most, according to the study. Approximately two-thirds of women in jail identify with a minority group; 44 percent are Black, 15 percent Hispanic, and five percent are of other racial/ethnic backgrounds. Thirty six percent of women in jail identify as White.

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Jannie Ligons, who reported Holtzclaw to the police, was joined by other victims outside of the Oklahoma County District Courthouse with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who represented five of the victims.

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