African American survivors of sex trafficking are rarely acknowledged even though statistics show they are disproportionately becoming victimized. One sex trafficking survivor, Sophia Strother, wrote this piece to shed light on this important topic. She wrote, "I consider myself to be a champion of 'life after abuse' — a victor in realizing real love doesn’t hurt. After surviving child sexual abuse at the age of 9, child neglect by parents addicted to crack, familial trafficking to support my parents’ drug addiction, and domestic violence, I refuse to be silent." Read more here.
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