Twitter isn’t kind to Black women. According to a new study by Amnesty International, women of color were 34 percent more likely to be the targets of harassment than white women. And of the women of color, Black women were targeted the most. “One in every 10 tweets sent to them was abusive or problematic, whereas for white women it was one in 15,” Wired reported.
The study examined 778 women journalists and politicians living in the US and UK and about 7.1 percent of tweets sent to these female journalists during 2017 were abusive or problematic. Read more...
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