#SayHerName: Black Women + Police Violence

Illustration Credit: Author Unknown; Taken from Twitter

There is a kind of silence, and that is the silence of saying her name. The silence that surrounds Black women killed by police violence is deafening. Even as a Black woman, aware of the omnipresent threat of violence, when it comes to sharing the names of those who have fatally experienced that violence, I like most people, type a man’s name after the #justicefor. Not because men necessarily experience more…