Chikesia Clemons

Why Are #MeToo and Time’s Up Neglecting Brutality Against Black Women

I’ve been wondering for some time — or ever since the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements became legitimate organizations — about the validity of their mission statements as it pertains to standing up for ALL women — who’ve been victims of physical assault.

Assault — is also a physical attack that evokes the spirit of violence stemming from the act of punching — striking — or a beating up.

That’s exactly what happened to Chikesia Clemons — weeks ago — when employees at a Waffle House in Saraland, AL — called the cops because they were scared shitless of a tiny twenty-something Black girl who didn’t want to pay for utensils.

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