See my latest post on Medium. Here’s a preview:


Harvey Weinstein is outed. Women all over the world are revealing their abuse at his hands. Too soon after that, the criticism starts — not of the predator, but of his prey.

“Why didn’t she speak up?”

“Why did she go to to the hotel?”

“She must have wanted it.”

Someone eventually utters that age-old excuse for misogyny, “they asked for it.”

Today, however, those words are the catalyst for a social media movement where #MeToo was born. The stories are from everyone and everywhere, and the black community is not exempt.


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