Why Sexual Violence in America is Really a Conversation About White Privilege

Everything about the way that we talk about and deal with sexual assault and sexual violence in America is tainted with our history of sexual violence inflicted by white men, and the attitude/social-political disorder of white privilege. Yet, we continue to have conversations that focus on consent; coercion; prevention; sexuality;  safety; accountability; representation; influence; toxic masculinity; feminism; “rape culture” et al.  Those are all very important and necessary conversations to have, *but-TTT,  they are only relevant or helpful to the larger conversation insofar as to what extent we also honestly consider how racial bias is at play with all of those elements, and at all junctures of our social and criminal justice systems.

Racist Mom’s Attempted Assault Against African American Grocery Store Patrons Gets Her Fired From School District

In a vile, disgusting, and uninhibited racist tirade, Corrine Terrone, Hamden Public Schools employee revealed what is likely her truest self.  The event took place in an East Haven supermarket, when Terrone went on what appears to be at least a minute and a half long racist rant in which in front of her two young daughters she taunts an African American woman and man.  In the video which was posted on several social media outlets last week, Terrone is seen shamelessly firing the N-word.