Privately coming forward as a survivor of any sexual or physical abuse is hard enough. To publicly name the abuser is often a fraught path. Nonetheless, victims then and now still come forward. Indeed, the last year has been dominated by the revelations of women and some men who have been sexually abused. Over years ago, a similar tempest arose as abolitionists tried to awaken the American conscience on slavery and sexual assault.
Texas bully whips black girl and calls her a slave
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At a mere years old he was lynched from a bridge over the North Canadian River in what the newspapers called at the time: "a Negro Settlement", about six miles west of Okemah, Oklahoma. His mother was also lynched. The Kru people are indigenous to Liberia and the Ivory Coast. Kru were most known for seafaring and their strong resistance to capture by European enslavers in the Transatlantic slave trade. The Kr….