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Why Do Sexual Assault Victims Wait So Long To Speak Out? Take A Look At The Comments Section

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Source: Chance Yeh/ Getty By Sonya Eskridge via MadameNoire.com Aaron McGruder always had a knack for hilarious social commentary about very uncomfortable truths with The Boondocks (the comic strip and the TV show). Take “The Trial of R. Kelly” episode, for example. Through Huey and Riley Freeman, McGruder was able to illustrate the two different reactions to the child pornography charges…

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Drew Dixon Speaks: 9 Takeaways from Russell Simmons’ Rape Accuser

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Russell Simmons/Drew Dixon By Brenda Alexander At just 24 years old, Drew Dixon was a rising A&R executive at Def Jam Records at the pinnacle of rap’s rise. Under the influence of hip hop mogul Russell Simmons, she produced platinum-selling albums, arranged tours and promotions and was responsible for the classic duet between Method Man & Mary J. Blige. But…

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Anita Hill & Our Aunties: How Black Women Help & Hinder The Fight Against Sexual Assault

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Anita Hill By Veronica Wells These past few months have been consumed with talk of sexual harassment. For the rest of his life, at least in the public space, Harvey Weinstein will be this generation’s poster child for sexual assault and harassment. Even though he was far from the first or last man to use his power to intimidate women,…

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