Megan thee Stallion is taking a stand for herself and Black women everywhere in a new article for The New York Times, and her message is simple: protect Black women.
The rapper went viral today after penning a heartfelt op-ed for the outlet. In it, Megan touches on the realities of misogynoir that Black women face every day.
“Black women are still constantly disrespected and disregarded in so many areas of life,” wrote Megan in the story. “[We] struggle against stereotypes and are seen as angry or threatening when we try to stand up for ourselves and our sisters. There’s not much room for passionate advocacy if you are a Black woman.”
She goes on to talk about her experience as a Black woman, specifically as one who has always stood out in a crowd. Standing at five feet, 10 inches, and often clad in