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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Invisible Betrayal: Police Violence and the Rape of Black Women in the United States

General Material
Published Date
September, 2014

This report from Black Women's Blueprint discusses the prevalence of officer-perpetrated sexual assault and its impact on Black women. It explains how sexual assault and/or rape constitute an act of torture and requires understanding this issue through the historical context of the institution and legacy of slavery.