There was a time when I vowed to never bring another black child into this world. "For what?" I thought. "To be beaten, to be caged, to be taught to hate himself and everyone who shares the same skin as him?"
Three of the four women who were killed along with Ruben Espinosa were assaulted before being shot in the head. Loved ones identified them as friends ranging in ages from 18 to 32, and one 40-year-old house cleaner.
Although the vast majority of women currently wear headscarves in Egypt, the cosmopolitan crowd has more frequently taken to denying hijab-wearers from high-end restaurants, clubs, cafes, and resorts.