Black Women Are NOT Safe

truth hurts

BlackExcellenceX

Pretty Black Ashes

WHAT REMAINS WHEN IT ALL BURNS DOWN.

A few weeks ago, a video surfaced of rapper Lil’ Reese grabbing, punching and ultimately stomping a young woman while his male friends stood around and cheered him on. This was, of course, not the first time the abuse of a Black woman has been capture and publicized. Shortly after Chris Brown’s attack against Rihanna, pictures went viral of her sustained injuries. A bus driving viciously uppercutting a woman passenger after an altercation in Baltimore spread like wildfire. All of these cases were met with criticism and outrage, but also exceedingly with jokes, memes and sentiments essentially culminating in victim-blaming.

 After the video of Lil’ Reese was broadcast, I made the true statement that the physical safety of Black women is more threatened by the presence of…

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