Here’s why black women’s #MeToo experiences are different
In April, a 25-year-old black woman named Chikesia Clemons was violently arrested by police at a Waffle House restaurant in Alabama. A video of the arrest that went viral shows police pulling Clemons from her chair and throwing her to the floor. In the process, her breasts are exposed and her dress rides up in the back. When she attempts to cover her breasts, the two officers on top of her threaten to break her arm for “resisting.” Clemons’ experience is not unique. In the U.S., black women are not afforded the same regard for bodily privacy as white women.… This story continues at The Next Web
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 21): Sentiment at the local market took a beating in tandem with the slide at regional markets, and lost 1%.
At 12.30pm, the FBM KLCI fell 17.12 points to 1,693.59.
Losers led gainers by 554 to 207, while 276 counters traded unchanged. Volume was 1.11 billion shares valued at RM838.77 million.