After Black Woman Is Attacked With a Brick, She's Blamed. How Did We Allow This To Happen?

Photo: GoFundMe
Photo: GoFundMe

On Sunday, Rho Bashe posted a viral video on social media that documented her allegedly being hit by a brick after she refused to give a man her number. What was even more disturbing is that Bashe claimed a group of men simply watched her be viciously assaulted instead of intervening. They can be seen in the background as she was recording.

Though Bashe has been vilified on social media, the only question that should be asked after this horrifying incident is this: How was something like this allowed to even happen?

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Shortly after Bashe’s story gained national attention, folks scoured the internet to find reasons why she deserved to be hit. Black women are used to always having to defend our humanity and Bashe’s case is no different. It’s just another tragic and gross reminder that our lives are constantly deemed expendable.

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