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Another Challenge on Campus Sexual Assault: Getting Minority Students to Report It

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Aishah Shahidah Simmons, a filmmaker who will hold a visiting professorship next year at Williams College: “We have to acknowledge that sexual violence looks very different in all kinds of communities, and have these resources always available.”
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Reporting a campus sexual assault can be difficult, even traumatic, for any student. But for minority students who have been assaulted, speaking up can be an especially daunting prospect.

Many of those students may simply not know how to go about...

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