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Entertainment

Web Desk
October 15, 2020

Megan Thee Stallion pens op-ed on violence against Black women ahead of US election 2020

Entertainment

Web Desk
Thu, Oct 15, 2020

US rapper Megan Thee Stallion penned a thought-provoking note on violence against Black women in America.

She urged everyone to play their part and vote responsibly in the upcoming US elections 2020.

Her op-ed for New York Times speaks on police brutality against Breonna Taylor and the many instances she suffered as a Black woman.

"In the weeks leading up to the election, Black women are expected once again to deliver victory for Democratic candidates. We have gone from being unable to vote legally to a highly courted voting bloc—all in little more than a century," Megan writes.

"Despite this and despite the way so many have embraced messages about racial justice this year, Black women are still constantly disrespected and disregarded in so many areas of life," she adds.

She also wrote about being shot—and subsequently disbelieved and blamed. "I was recently the victim of an act of violence by a man. After a party, I was shot twice as I walked away from him," Megan says.

"Even as a victim, I have been met with skepticism and judgment. The way people have publicly questioned and debated whether I played a role in my own violent assault proves that my fears about discussing what happened were, unfortunately, warranted," the songstress concludes.