Latest on AfroPunk: “Sexual Assault at HBCUS: #TimesUp Must Include Black Women College Students”

The clock has run out on sexual assault, harassment and inequality at historically black colleges and universities.

As in many instances when it comes to gendered-racialized violence, Black women’s concerns, bodies and lives are rendered inferior ––and this is no different at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). While the #​TimesUp movement’s mission primarily addresses “systematic inequality and injustice in the workplace that has kept underrepresented groups from reaching their full potential”, it is imperative this charge is inclusive of Black women college students, who unfortunately endure sex/gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment, prejudice, misogynoir​, transphobia, homophobia and ​anti-LGBTQ+ sentiments from peers and faculty alike. Read more at AfroPunk.

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