Just a Reminder of What’s Important


Black girls and women are disproportionately living under siege in this country and around the world. We’ve got some very important electoral decisions to make but we must always look out for the least amongst us.
12 year-old pregnant victim of statutory rape is missing. Why isn’t she on CNN?
http://www.electronicvillage.blogspot.com/2008/10/lakeesha-alert-tekenya-wooten-durham-nc.html 


Breaking the silence of rape used as war tactics in the Congo.
http://blackgirlonmars.blogspot.com/2008/10/congo-week.html  


Great source for some real coverage of those not deemed newsworthy by the likes of Nancy Grace. 

http://blackandmissing.blogspot.com/ 

This is just the tip of the iceberg of course. The time for being outraged is over. The time to demand action is here.  

**Update 10/24    Tekenya has been found unharmed. But what 12 y.o. who’s pregnant in this country is safe? I hope she knows that there are people who care about her well-being despite never having met her!!