It seems like everybody’s talking about Nicki Minaj these days, but for not-great reasons. A few weeks ago, the rapper invited controversy with a string of tweets full of vaccine misinformation. But there’s a much darker story unfolding.
Minaj and her husband, Kenneth Petty, have been accused of bribery and intimidation by a woman Petty was arrested for raping in the 1990s. We talk about why #metoo isn't just a moment and the importance of listening to marginalized victims with Dr. Jameta Barlow of The George Washington University. And we’ve got a few book recommendations just in time for the wrap of Hispanic Heritage Month.
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Dr. Jameta Barlow, community health psychologist and an assistant professor of writing at The George Washington University
Check out more of theSkimm’s Hispanic Heritage Month book recs here.
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