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This show is always a call to action! We're bringing women as well as men together, and having some honest conversation about Black sexual politics and changing what has been destructive. We're producing insight into the historical context and detailing the stories that expose abuse based on race, sex, gender, class and other intersecting oppressions in the lives of women (and men) in our communities.

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"We are silent about black women as victims and survivors of sexual assault by black men. In African American communities rape narratives are not women's stories. They are men's stories. Rape is tied to the historical legacy of white... more

Rarely do we create the space to talk about the historical legacy as it specifically relates to Black women, to sisters being raped in community. Rarely do we talk about what rape is and what sexual assault is, and what sexual exploitation is,... more

"We are silent about black women as victims and survivors of sexual assault by black men. In African American communities rape narratives are not women's stories. They are men's stories. Rape is tied to the historical legacy of white... more

The sexual exploitation of Black women by white men in America had its roots in slavery, continued throughout the better part of the twentieth century and the DSK case demonstrates, still occurs today. Sexual violence against Black women... more

There is No Hierarchy of Oppression: I was Born Black and A Woman. ?There is no hierarchy of oppression? these words, poetry and rally cry by the late great Audre Lorde is one of those adages that in the world of social justice we say... more

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