Harlem Shows Support For Black Woman Mauled, Beaten By Trio Of Men Outside Liquor Store

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In the name of #ProtectBlackWomen, Harlemites came out in full force over the weekend to march and advocate for a 31-year-old mom who was bitten, beaten, spit on and robbed on Jan. 18 after she refused a man’s offer to pay for her wine.

Community members gathered in front of the liquor store on Saturday, located at West 128th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue and marched for blocks calling for justice. Advocates included members of the victims family and the group Stand Against Violence East Harlem, ran by director Omar Jackson.

“If we don’t do it, who is? It’s our responsibility, it’s our duty to protect our women and children in our community,”…


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