Black girls do matter: Local summit creates platform for their voices to be heard

Wearing black and white T-shirts with the faceless-cartooned mugshots of younger versions of Sandra Bland and Rosa Parks and Malaika Moah Eyoh and Dajerria Becton, 15 girls held a mock auction.

“I am Black, and I am..,” said the first girl who walked on stage to be auctioned, before her words were silenced with tape. She held a sign with the word, “Wifey.”

Wifey, whose real name is Trachell Surin, was followed on stage by three other girls, all of whom held their own labels, “Sweet Thang,” “Exotic” and “Submissive.”

Read the full story in the Miami Times.

 

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