May 27, 2020
This country’s legacy of systemic racism has left some of us in the Black community to contend with the damaging narratives, false accusations about Black men, and harmful biases regarding the believability of Black women… the Black women in this film were forced to choose between seeking justice for what happened to them or pursuing lives and careers where they are regarded and respected. A choice none of us should ever have to make.
Tara Reade Allegations: In a just world, we’d have a transformative approach to dealing with claims of sexual violence where a survivor’s story is given fair consideration and they are made whole by a process that supports both accountability and healing. This is doubly important when outsized power dynamics are involved.