Must Watch: Nyabingha McDowell’s Jaw-Dropping Performance ‘How to Holla’ At A Woman 101’

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Nyabingha McDowell performed ‘How to Holla’ at a Woman 101’ at the 17th annual Youth Speaks Grand Slam Finals in 2013. She was 15 years old. Her 1st placing winning performance focused on rape culture & street harassment in which she related common catcalls to quotes of male elected official’s sexist opinions on the criminalization of rape. In this piece McDowell says, “My body is not a piece of land that can be signed over with a treaty or regulated by your borders…”

One of the most powerful spoken word pieces on rape culture you will ever witness: