PRESS: Sexual Assault, Reporting and African Americans

By Adam Jackson | Press

Nov 17

Source: The Marc Steiner Show | Original publication date: November 17, 2014

Robert Jennings, President of Lincoln University

Robert Jennings, President of Lincoln University

We discuss a controversial speech by Robert Jennings, the president of Lincoln University. Speaking to students, he said women should not report rape in order to keep Black men out of prison.
We’re joined by Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Associate Professor of American Studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and co-editor of Blackberries and Redbones: Critical Articulations of Black Hair/Body Politics in Africana CommunitiesDr. Eric Pritchard, Assistant Professor of English at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Lincoln University alumna; Adam Jackson, CEO of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle; and Stephanie Keene, Lincoln University alumna, intimate partner violence specialist and Lincoln University Alumna.

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About the Author

Adam J. Jackson is the CEO of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS). Adam is a West Baltimore native, and Towson University graduate.