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Let The Thread Face The Cut! - OLALEYE OLADIPUPO

“My good elders, don’t let us argue too much on this matter. Just as Mazi Ugochukwu has already said, let the thread face the cut and let the zip face the wrath,”Chief Okonkwo exclaimed, his ruddy right hand slamming the wooden table that the community elders were sitting around in Mr. 438 more words

Penastory

Thousands of rape kits have been sitting, untested.

Is yours one of them?

In 2015 it was discovered that thousands of rape kits have been sitting in law enforcement offices and medical facilities in Georgia, untouched for decades. 164 more words

Violent Crime

01.24.16

I cry
For the girl,
Shivering naked in the bathroom
Of an all-boys dormitory,
Blood running to her ankles,
Tears running off her lashes,
Bent over her curled body… 56 more words

The rose

I was gardening and I had this thought that rape victims and/or survivors can be like the rose.  It has been a rough few days, with depression biting me hard so it is no wonder a lot of every day things are reminding me of my painful past.   765 more words

Daily Life

Hillary Clinton Is No Friend To Sexual Assault Survivors

By Sean Davis, September 21, 2015

URL of the original posting site: http://thefederalist.com/2015/09/21/hillary-clinton-is-no-friend-to-sexual-assault-survivors

Hillary Clinton in 2015 must really loathe the Hillary Clinton who lived in the White House in the 1990’s.

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Political

I Refuse to Choose Between My Blackness & My Womanhood: Bill Cosby and Rape

There isn’t much I can say about the Bill Cosby situation. I will not sit here and advocate for his innocence or his guilt. I will not begin to assume these women are lying or that he is a part of a grand conspiracy to take down a wealthy, respected figure in black culture. 366 more words

Lifestyle & Culture

December 16 Juvenile

The juvenile walks free!!!!! This seems to be the newspaper headline on all national dailies for at least a fortnight. From emotional comments by the parents of the victim to critical analysis by ministers and lawyers, everyone has a view. 223 more words

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