Trigger Warning: This story part of the "Noise" series by Rwebel Media, which features stories primarily looking at sexual assault. In this story, I give details about reporting my assault, post traumatic stress disorder, and rape culture on college campuses. Reader discretion is advised.
Tarana Burke, the founder of ‘me too.’, recently visited the Atlanta University Center on the second leg of a ‘me too.’ tour. She co-organizes this tour with Dr. Yaba Blay, a professor at North Carolina Central University and a producer of the web series “Professional Black Girl.”
While visiting historically Black colleges and universities across the country, Burke, Blay, and special guests dialogue about how rape culture impacts the Black community and how this in turn permeates onto HBCU campuses.
Trigger Warning: This article is a part of Rwebel Media’s “Noise” series for survivors of trauma. The following story discusses the impact of sexual violence on survivors. Reader discretion is advised.
At the South Shore Cultural Center in Chicago, IL, Candace Clark and partner Nahim sit with Javanna Plummer.
In the 40-minute interview, Javanna, Nahim, and Candace discuss R. Kelly, 'me too.,' and the impact of sexual violence on Black survivors, especially Black women. To hear Javanna's analysis of the interview, listen to Episode 5 of Rwebel Radio. Below is an excerpted transcript.
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