Thursday, May 5, 2016

#RapedatSpelman hashtag goes viral

source: NBC NEWS

An alleged gang rape detailed on an anonymous Twitter account has sparked investigations at two elite Atlanta universities and set off a social media firestorm.
The president of Spelman University urged the voice behind the @RapedAtSpelman account to come forward, saying "our hearts go out to you… Please identify yourself to me, so that I may offer you my full support and assistance."
"I know that members of our Spelman community join me in expressing heartbreak and outrage over the incidents and experiences recounted on Twitter," Spelman College President Mary Schmidt Campbell added in a statement to students.
The @RapedAtSpelman account started posting on May 2.
"This is my freshmen year at Spelman and my last year because I decided to leave after what happened to me," the first tweet read. READ MORE

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