Black Herstory: Who Is Killing Us?

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On April 1, 1979, 1,500 people gathered in the streets of Boston to memorialize the lives of six black women who had been murdered within a two-mile radius of each other beginning in January of that year. By May, the number of victims would rise to 12. During the memorial march, Sara Small, the aunt […]

Serial Killers and “Nappy-Headed Hos”

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Remember Don Imus? Remember how upset we were a few years back when the wretched “shock jock” and his pals took to the radio airwaves to dis the women of the Rutgers women’s basketball team after they just missed winning the NCAA championship by referring to the black team members as “nappy-headed hos”? Remember how […]