A Black Woman was hit over the head with a brick for not giving a man her phone number. Why is she being blamed for her wounds?

Whitney Alese
ZORA
Published in
4 min readSep 8, 2023

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Trigger Warning: This is a discussion of violence and assault against women.

Women are told what to do when a man street harasses us to avoid potential harm.

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Whitney Alese
ZORA
Writer for

Whitney Alese is an award winning writer & creator featured in WIRED Magazine, I-D Magazine, NBC, & Chalkboard Magazine.