Here is an excerpt from a great blog post on The Beach Bum Chronicles about race and street harassment:
There has been quite a lot of discussion on street/sexual harassment in urban and black communities in the U.S. lately. It wasn’t until I went to Cairo that I began to fully understand what sexual harassment actually is and the damaging emotional, and sometimes physical, effects it can have on women. I am really grateful to the women who’ve spoken out about sexual harassment and spearheaded anti-harassment campaigns in their communities, refusing to remain silent victims. I’ve seen stories from women with children, teenage girls, and even my own younger sister about sexual harassment in the streets, i.e. “street harassment”. I wanted to contribute my own experience to this dialogue because I think its a perspective that largely goes unnoticed:
You’ll have to read the rest here!