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‘The Breakfast Club’ Disrespected Black Women. Again.

Survivor Sil Lai Abrams speaks out on Russell Simmons’ presence on the show

A photo of Sil Lai Abrams on set in October of 2019.
Author and domestic violence awareness advocate Sil Lai Abrams on the set of ‘The Story With Martha MacCallum’ at Fox News Channel studios on October 23, 2019, in New York City. Photo: Gary Gershoff/Getty Images

When The Breakfast Club announced that Russell Simmons would be appearing on the show, one of his most vocal accusers of sexual assault, Sil Lai Abrams, swiftly took to the internet to address the bias since neither she nor Drew Dixon nor Sherri…

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Morgan Jerkins

Morgan Jerkins

Morgan Jerkins is the Senior Editor at ZORA and a New York Times bestselling author. Her debut novel, “Caul Baby,” will be published by Harper in April 2021.

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