sexual abuse

KRS-One Doesn’t Care If Afrika Bambaataa Is Guilty Sex Abuse & That’s Exactly Why It Keeps Happening

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Hip Hop legend KRS-One has some super interesting–and extremely problematic–things to say about the sex abuse allegations against Afrika Bambaataa. According to the Bronx rapper, he doesn’t care about Bambaataa’s alleged past indiscretions because he deals with “dudes that are questionable all the time.” “First of...

On Afrika Bambaataa, Bill Cosby & The Men Who Support Sexual Abuse

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Last Sunday, Afrika Bambaataa was accused of sexual abuse by Ronald Savage in an interview published by The Daily News. Savage, a former music executive and author, alleged that Bambaataa fondled him and forced him to perform sexual acts on other members of the Zulu...

Women In Baltimore Public Housing Were Forced To Trade Sex For Basic Repairs

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On Friday, lawyers for 19 women who alleged that employees of Baltimore’s public housing agency demanded sex in return for critical housing repairs announced a settlement for all victims of sexual harassment in public housing. Besides a financial award between $6 million and $7.5 million,...

Viola Davis Gives Speech About Sister’s Sexual Assault

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Tuesday night, Viola Davis gave a moving speech about her younger sister’s sexual assault that occurred when she was a kid. Davis was speaking at the Stuart House, a L.A. based organization that helps sexually abused children. “I have a sister, who, when she was 8...

On Sharisse Smith’s Essay & Sexual Abuse In The Black Community

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*Updated* Sharisse T. Smith recently penned a brutally honest, heartfelt essay about being raped at the young age of 13. The details of the piece were heart breaking. Not only was her father the rapist, but after Smith disclosed that detail to her mother, the...

Chicago Lunch Lady Was Serving Two Students Something More Than Lunch

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A lunch lady at a Chicago high school was in court on Thursday on charges of having sex with an underage male student. Joi Taylor, 32, met the 16-year-old in March when she started working at Proviso West High School in Hillside. She also had...