12 Black Women Who Were Killed For Saying 'No'

Misogyny and domestic violence against women are both ugly, ongoing issues in our society that continue to result in the senseless deaths of thousands of women annually. In many of these cases, the women victimized by the terrible realities of this epidemic had their lives cut short simply because they refused the advances, requests or orders of men.  As we continue our efforts to bring awareness to this horrific and troubling problem in hopes of bringing it to an end, here are 12 women who were killed just for saying "no."
Filed under: News, Black Women