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Amber Cole

What Rehtaeh Parsons' Death Teaches Us About Rape as a Conformity

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.12.2013 | Crime
Soraya Chemaly

Why are so many boys so sure they can get away with rape? Or learning that their status is enhanced by sharing photo-documentary evidence of their actions? As one boy asked at a recent talk I gave: "How is forwarding a picture a girl sends me of herself different from forwarding a picture of my toaster?"

It Takes a Village: The Impact of Communal Parenting

Alisha L. Gordon | Posted 01.07.2012 | Black Voices
Alisha L. Gordon

While the course of action taken to raise a child is solely to the discretion of the parent, what I find to be most effective method is the impact of communal parenting.

Amber Cole is My Daughter

Mark Anthony Neal | Posted 12.31.2011 | Black Voices
Mark Anthony Neal

That so many have -- and in the process downloaded and trafficked in illegal child pornography -- speaks volumes about how society thinks about Black girls. For that reason alone, Amber Cole is my daughter.