1 in 3 women have or will be a victim of domestic violence in her lifetime. That’s a staggering statistic. Ophelia Metz is one of those women. When she opts to leave her cycle of violence, with her two children, she finds she has no place else to go, but into shelter. Sydell Thomas, a shelter worker, becomes Ophelia’s Advocate upon her arrival. Slowly, it is revealed that Sydell’s life is not unlike the lives of the women who come into shelter — it's closer than she thinks.

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  • 19/02/2019
    No words...🤦🏾‍♀️read more »

  • 18/02/2019
    "We found that although white students correctly perceived that black women were at risk in a pre-assault situation, they tended not to feel as personally involved in the situation."read more »

  • 10/02/2019
    “By using violence to drive indigenous people off their land, men bred entitlement through force. By using the system of chattel slavery as an economic means to abuse and sexually assault enslaved women to multiply their property, men created a cultural incentive to abuse women. By elevating bastardized patriarchal Christian values of submission and the inferiority of women, men in the U.S. spiritualized and normalized entitlement to power and control over others bodies.”read more »

  • 31/01/2019
    Bundy was not special, he was not smarter than the average person; he did not have a personality so alluring that his female victims could not help but simply go off with him.... What Bundy did have was the power of being a white man in a society that reveres them and has implicit faith in their abilities. This privilege gave Bundy the ability to make even the most heinous of crimes take second place to his personality.read more »

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