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‘Protect Black women’: How Megan Thee Stallion’s story became part of a movement

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‘Protect Black women’: How Megan Thee Stallion’s story became part of a movement

ByDeena Zaru via https://abcnews.go.com/

Advocates say her story shows how Black women are often “without sanctuary.”

After Megan Thee Stallion was shot in the Hollywood Hills on July 12, she said she felt as though she had nowhere to turn.

The rapper, whose real name is Megan Pete, says she was afraid of her alleged shooter and was also afraid to go to be honest with the police at the scene, fearful of triggering a response in which she or someone close to her would be shot, she said afterward in an Instagram Live post.

When she did come forward, she addressed the backlash she has received on social media and lamented the lack of sympathy — with some attacking…

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