To break the silence about state violence against Black Women and Girls #sayhername


This is a TED talk by Kimberlé Crenshaw about violence against black women and Girls

At the end she requests the audience To please stand for these women and say their names on behalf of women everywhere who have suffered from state sanctioned violence. I was not present there so I typed them out

And I do this not just because it can be said to be state sanctioned but also because there is violence committed on women and girls world over and it is important to break that silence in all possible ways.
Natasha Mckenna
Alexia Christian
Shelly Frey
Kayla Moore
Michelle Cusseaux
Tanisha Anderson
Rekia Boyd
Aiyanna Stanley Jones
Shantel Davis
Aura Rosser
Gabriella Nevarez
India Kager
Kendra James
Kyam Livingston
Alesia Thomas
Meagan Hockaday
Miriam Carey
Pearlie Golden
Yvette Smith
Kisha Michael
India Beaty
Symone Marshall
Jessica Williams
Korryn Gaines
Deborah Danner
Alberta Spruill
Danette Daniels
Duanna Johnson
Eleanor Bumpurs
Frankie Ann Perkins
Gynnya Mcmillen
Janisha Fonville
Joyce Curnell
Kathryn Johnston
LaTanya Haggerty
Malissa Williams
Margaret LaVerne Mitchell
Margaret Mitchell
Mya Hall
Nizah Morris
Ralkina Jones
Redel Jones
Sharmel Edwards
Sheneque Proctor
Shereese Francis
Sonji Taylor
Tanisha Anderson
Tarika Wilson
Tyisha Miller

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