Monday, January 14, 2019 || By ShaRhonda Dawson || OPINION || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Protesters gather outside of R. Kelly’s Chicago studios on Jan. 12. | Alexa Rogals
As the black mother of two black girls, I am always acutely aware of how black girls are harmed in this society. However, there are some moments in America when it is amplified that me and my girls are truly at the bottom of the totem pole of those deemed in need of protecting.
Continue reading “OPINION: What ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Says About How We Value Black Girls”
Sunday, January 6, 2019 || By Dr. Rhonda Sherrod || OPINION ||@maywoodnews
Who can forget the snarled, contorted face of Brett
Kavanaugh as he gulped water and cried, or the steely calm of Dr. Christine
Blasey Ford as she gave riveting testimony concerning what she says happened to
her as a young, defenseless girl?
Continue reading “OPINION: Black Girls In Pain Matter, Too”
Thursday, December 20, 2018 || By Dr. Rhonda Sherrod || OPINION || @maywoodnews
Not long ago, I met a nice young man. He looked to be about 19 years old, and I will call him Baron. He was kind, soft-spoken, and easy going … and both he and his pain are invisible to most people.
Continue reading “OPINION: The Unseen Needs Of Young People”