Ashley says everything I wanted to and more.
To be honest, I’m not sure where to start; but I’ll just state the first thing that came to mind when I read your letter. You don’t have to be “pretty” to be sexually assaulted or harassed.
To someone who is pretty intelligent, that should be really obvious. Before you write this off as someone who is going to take what you said “out of…context”, let me just tell you what I thought of your open letter for the New York Times.
I read your letter and I understood exactly what you said, and in a weird way I could relate. I too grew up as a pretty dorky kid who was more on the tomboyish side of life. I too always thought that I wasn’t “one of the pretty girls” for many reasons; one being that I’m not a light-skinned black woman and the other that I’m not…
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