#MuteRKelly: Survivors, Family Members Seek Justice for Black Girls Preyed on by R&B Star
Published: 6 months ago
https://democracynow.org - We look at the damning 6-hour documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly,” which follows two decades of allegations of sexual assault and misconduct against the celebrated R&B singer and producer. R. Kelly has been accused of abuse, predatory behavior and pedophilia throughout his career but has avoided criminal conviction despite damning evidence and multiple witnesses. In a web exclusive conversation, we speak with Angelo Clary, whose daughter Azriel Clary met R. Kelly at the age of 17 and moved in with him with hopes of advancing her music career. He hasn’t seen her in almost four years. We also speak with Oronike Odeleye, co-founder of #MuteRKelly—a campaign to end R. Kelly’s music career—and an Atlanta-based arts administrator.
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