Sil Lai “Scrappy” Abrams (@Sil_Lai )

Sil Lai “Scrappy” Abrams

Bio Author of Black Lotus. Radical Black Feminist. Bryn Mawr McBride Scholar. As seen on/in CNN, MSNBC, People, NPR, et al. Cancer Sun/Scorpio Moon. She/Her.
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iPhone : The trauma of an assault can last forever. I hope Daisy Coleman’s family is surrounded by love in such a dark hour. This is just so unbelievably sad.…

iPhone : Takeoff’s lawyer is playing on stereotypes as opposed to arguing facts.

If a woman could get justice byway of the criminal justice system, she would pursue it. But she can’t. So she must fight in civil court.

The system is broken. Peddling stereotypes just keeps it that way.

iPhone : This is heartbreaking. I met her once when we were both guests on a talk show. The siblinghood of public survivors in documentaries is small and the burden it creates is hard to explain. May she rest in peace.…

iPhone : Today makes one year since Toni Morrison passed away (February 18, 1931 – August 5, 2019). We are forever thankful for her life & legacy.

📸: Toni Morrison holds an orchid at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York. April 5, 1994. AP Photo/Kathy Willens.

Android : Daisy Coleman died by suicide last night. I’m heartbroken for her and her family.


Rape is a form of murder committed by rapists and those who blame victims. Everyone who played a part in Daisy’s rape and blamed her for it are monsters.…

iPhone : "there's been incredible leadership on the part of women in a multiracial, multi-ethnic sense ... against sexual assault, domestic violence and sexual harassment—but really appalling silence on the part of millions, if not billions, of men." Jackson Katz…

Android : Tropical storm Isaias is wreaking havoc in PA. Be careful out there. #TORNADOWARNING #flooding

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iPhone : A spot on analysis of the difficulties journalists and survivors face when reporting survivors’ allegations of sexual assault. A must read for anyone interested in how difficult this process is for both.…