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Megan Thee Stallion writes New York Times op-ed on protecting Black women

Megan Thee Stallion wrote a New York Times op-ed addressing her activism and the disrespect Black women face. The editorial, titled “Why I Speak Up For Black Women,” explored Megan’s experience as a Black woman in hip-hop and explained why she’s no longer afraid of criticism.

“In the weeks leading up to the election, Black women are expected once again to deliver victory for Democratic candidates,” she wrote in the piece, which was published Tuesday. “We have gone from being unable to vote legally to a highly courted voting bloc – all in little more than a century. Despite this and despite the way so many have embraced messages about racial justice this year, Black women are still constantly disrespected and disregarded in so many areas of life.”

In the op-ed, Megan addressed her own personal struggles with being respected, including her July altercation with rapper Tory Lanez. Nearly a

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Megan Thee Stallion writes op-ed before Tory Lanez shooting hearing

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Megan Thee Stallion penned a heartfelt op-ed imploring Americans to protect Black women ahead of rapper Tory Lanez’s scheduled court hearing Tuesday regarding felony charges over allegations he shot the “Savage” artist.

In an op-ed piece for The New York Times published Tuesday, rapper Megan Thee Stallion detailed her experiences with the incident and lamented feeling like she and other Black women are “not protected as human beings.”

“I was recently the victim of an act of violence by a man,” she wrote. 

Without naming names, Megan Thee Stallion, whose real name is Megan Pete, said she was shot after a party twice while walking away from a man with whom she was not

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