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Seven years after the discovery of11,341 abandoned and unprocessed rape kits in a Detroit police warehouse, Shahida Mausi-Johnson sought out ways to somehow bring justice to the victims.

Mausi-Johnson is president of The Right Productions, a Detroit-based event management company. She created an event to raise the funds needed to process the kits, partnering with the African American 490 Challenge, theMichigan Women’s Foundation and the Detroit Crime Commission.
But she needed one more element to really make her event sing.
With 81% of those rape kits belonging to black women, Mausi-Johnson looked for an artist whose work inspires empowerment in the African-American community. She reached out to Erykah Badu.
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source: CNN.com

Erykah Badu Lends Her Voice To Detroit Rape Victims  was originally published on praisecleveland.com

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