Angelia Mangum, 19, and Tjhisha Ball, 18. Photo via YouCaring.
The opposite of love is not hate. The opposite of love is indifference. Early last Thursday morning, the murdered bodies of two young black teen girls who were sex workers had been dumped on the side of the road in Jacksonville, FL.
The following day, Jamilah Lemieux wrote a sharp and impassioned piece on Ebony challenging the community to care about their murders: Angelia Mangum, 19, and Tjhisha Ball, 18, were friends and exotic dancers. The response has been slow and the public outcry has been minimal.
Continue reading Aya de Leon’s ”Two Teens Who Were Sex Workers Were Murdered—Will America Pay Attention?” at BitchMedia.org.