R. Kelly arrest sparks discussion about societal response to black victims of sexual assault
“It’s disappointing. It definitely makes us feel like black women aren’t valued in our society, and we see it often,” student Tyra Hudson said.
Hudson and fellow student Lyric Harris said they would agree that black women are viewed differently, based on observation and experience: “I think it’s sad. I get sad. We’ve been here for so long, so many generations of black women, and we’re still getting treated less,” Harris said.