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Megan Thee Stallion Deserves a World That Protects Black Women

Like many Black women before her, she suffered in silence to protect others while remaining unprotected herself

Megan Thee Stallion onstage in front of a crowd.
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rowing up I spent a lot of my formative years imagining a concept of freedom through the eyes (and music) of cisgender heterosexual Black men. I spent most of 1996–2000…