April 25, 2012
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"…Historically, law enforcement has been used to control African-American communities through brutality and racial profiling. It may be difficult for a Black woman to seek help if she feels it could be at the expense of African-American men or her community. The history of racial injustice (particularly the stereotype of the Black male as a sexual predator) and the need to protect her community from further attack might persuade a survivor to remain silent…" ~ Brooke Axtell, Black Women, Sexual Assault, and the Art of Resistance, ForbesWoman

Read the article in its entirety —> http://onforb.es/JoYwVH

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Black Women, Sexual Assault and the Art of Resistance

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