Why we not talking about the Black women killed Most people know these names by now: Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Walter Scott and Freddie Gray. These are the names of five unarmed black men killed while in police custody, in a handful of high-profile cases that swept the media and the country by storm in the last year. Here's anotherset of names: Tanesha Anderson, Miriam Carey, Yvette Smith, Natasha McKenna and Rekia Boyd. They are five of the many unarmed black women who have also died at the hands of police. But their stories have been largely ignored in mainstream discussions, more than their male counterparts. Are we forgetting about the love of our sisters and why they not being highly in discussions so many un-answers and awareness yet known. http://mic.com/articles/117228/blac...y-police-why-aren-t-more-people-discussing-it Black Women Are Getting Killed by Police Too — So Why Aren’t More People Discussing It? The lives of black women matter — but they aren't getting much-needed attention. mic.com black women being manhandled by police officers had spread in the past year. "We also must recognize other types of violence or else we miss parts of the population.