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Circle Of 6 App: Stopping Sexual Violence Before It Happens

April 2, 2012
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Circle Of 6 App: Stopping Sexual Violence Before It Happens

By Soraya Chemaly I live in a city where the death of college student Yeardley Love and the conviction of her classmate George Hugeley for second degree murder, loom large. How, so many asked, could this have happened? Where were the parents? Where were the teachers? Where were the friends? And yes, why didn’t she end it?...
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  • I’ve Got Something To Say About This: A Survival Incantation Kate Rushin
credit/copyright: Rachel Eliza Griffiths

    I see the whole thing played out.
    I’m bludgeoned, bloody, raped.
    My story is reduced to filler
    buried in the back of the paper,
    on page 49, and I say, “No. No way.”

  • what is left M. Nzadi Keita
photograph: ©Elizabeth Ho

    By M. Nzadi Keita                     after Toni Cade Bambara   death rides a silencer into your blood and swims toward the mind what you remember starts with a smile a raw edge a single snip from the someone dead it is [...]

  • Praise to the Writer Toni Cade Bambara,
Southern Collective of African American Writers (SCAAW), 1988
©Susan J. Ross

    Toni Cade made an art of living
    Toni stood and we were lifted
Toni spoke and our lives were saved
    Toni listened and we were validated
    She is the breast that fed our union
    Hers’ was the womb of our nourishment

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