In my Harvey Weinstein piece earlier today, I promised a separate post about America’s problem of sexual assaults against women. I’m reminded of a female friend of mine who paid me a late-night visit and appeared a bit rattled. Not highly emotional, but clearly bothered. She then described her past few hours to me. It […]Read More It’s Time to Do Something About This American Rape Culture
An indication that you’re reading a mentalunrest piece is when the writer does something out of the ordinary like discuss sexual predator Harvey Weinstein’s relationship with the Democratic Party, find something like an unusual story connection to the Black Lives Matter movement, throw in a quick Republican Party comparison and then reach a broader conclusion […]Read More On Harvey Weinstein and Why We Allow Women and the Law to Become Objects in His Orbit
Hearing about an 18-year old woman being raped at gunpoint by five males in Brownsville, Brooklyn disgusts me. Everyone should feel the same way. My disgust is operating on two levels. First — the act itself. It’s no wonder why women in America don’t feel any more safe than their peers who live in war-torn […]Read More BROWNSVILLE BROOKLYN RAPE IGNITES RACE MEMES
With Bill Cosby now facing his first criminal court case out of the approximately five dozen women who accused him of sexual assault, my Sunday Smack for the week comes from a March 2015 Washington Post article written by Jewel Allison, an African descendant and one of Cosby’s accusers. Allison, who happens to be a […]Read More SUNDAY SMACK: SAVE BILL COSBY OR SAVE HIS RACE?