• ‘Me Too' Founder Tarana Burke Has A Message For People Who Still Listen to R. Kelly: You're Supporting Abuse

    11 days ago - By Essence

    Tarana Burke had a strong message for music fans who think they can still “Step In the Name of Love” despite R. Kelly's two-decade history of sexual misconduct allegations: you're supporting the abuse of young Black women and girls.
    “We're talking about a man who systematically preys on Black and Brown girls and I have people on a regular basis tell me, ‘It's just a song,'” Burke told the audience at this year's “I'm Woke, Now What?” panel from the ESSENCE Festival empowerment stage.

    For those who believe that listening to Kelly's music is just fine, despite the troubling accusations...
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