dream hampton on Surviving R. Kelly, Supporting Survivors and Why She Wants a ‘Social Death’ for R. Kelly — TIME

The documentary series Surviving R. Kelly, which aired on Lifetime in the first week of January, has prompted new interest in the R&B singer’s alleged sexual misconduct with minors. Focusing on stories about his illicit behavior that have circulated for decades, the docuseries raises questions about the limited actions in response to these women’s stories,…

via dream hampton on Surviving R. Kelly, Supporting Survivors and Why She Wants a ‘Social Death’ for R. Kelly — TIME

Veteran hip hop author and journalist Dream Hampton in an interview with TIME on the docu-series she co-produced; and on spurring introspection and action re, not just R. Kelly, but predatory behavior in our communities (something we all need to reckon with) and on centering the silenced and overlooked victims of abuse.

It’s worth mentioning here the activism related to these issues in the Caribbean. See what I’ve written about this before.

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January 12, 2019 · 1:40 pm

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