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A Real Conversation About Rape Culture in the Black Community

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There’s an age-old saying in the black community: “Black mothers raise their daughters and love their sons”. A devise of the barbarity of slavery, that signifies a communal protectiveness of black men. From the coddling of little boys to a reluctance to report incest and rape in the home. According to the Department of Justice, […]

Caroline Wanga New CEO of Essence Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations

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Essence has named Caroline Wanga as the new, temporary CEO, following the June 28th publication of an open letter citing allegations of mistreatment and sexual abuse of Black female employees by the company’s former top-level executive Richelieu Dennis. Black Female Anonymous who published the article on Medium, claimed that Dennis had a “surface-level commitment to […]

Remembering Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau

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The body of Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau, a 19-year-old Black Lives Matter activist, was found on Saturday night around 9:15 p.m. on Monday Road in southeast Tallahassee, Florida. According to reports, Salau was a victim of kidnapping and homicide along with 75-year-old Victoria Sims, a former local politician and AARP volunteer. Root.com reports that 49-year-old Aaron […]