6 Black Feminists Speak Out About the Cosby Sexual Assault Conviction in Colorlines

On April 26, 2018, Colorlines Editorial Director Akiba Solomon asked six Black feminists -- Tarana Burke (#MeToo Movement founder), Aishah Shahidah Simmons (“NO! The Rape Documentary"director and producer and #LoveWITHAccountability creator), Jamilah Lemieux (writer, cultural critic and vice president of programming for CASSIUSlife.com), Dr. Salamishah Tillet ((A Long Walk Home co-founder), Ayana Byrd (author and editor) and Monifa Bandele (MomsRising senior vice president and The Movement for Black Lives activist) -- to speak about the Cosby sexual assault conviction.  

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Ignacio Rivera & The HEAL Project

Yes, Ignacio's HEAL Project is a form of #LoveWITHAccountability

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"HEAL Project Tackles Child Sexual Abuse Using Survivors' Videos, Theater and Social Media by Miriam Zoila Pérez, Colorlines

"Ignacio Rivera—a child sexual abuse survivor as well as a "transgender, Two-Spirit, Black-Boricua Taíno and queer activist, writer, educator and artist"—has dedicated their life to breaking silences. With their new HEAL (Hidden Encounters Altered Lives) Project, Rivera is using theater, social media campaigns and sex education for parents and guardians to interrupt the cycle of this often buried form of abuse."

Learn more about Ignacio's project here.