Women's Speech In English Speech

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“Be a voice for all those who have prisoner tongues.” This is an excerpt from the powerful speech Halsey delivered at the New York 2018 Women’s March. Since 2016, women have gathered in multitudes telling their stories of sexual abuse. Yet, there are still people who question the reality of these victims’ stories. Halsey painted the truth for those skeptics, but not in pretty paint. She paints the disgusting truth in blood. Halsey starts her speech, with a story of her friend Sam. She describes the setting of a Planned Parenthood waiting room. Sam and Halsey were waiting for a pregnancy test, because Sam was raped by a man who worked in the after school program. Sam is hoping she doesn’t need an abortion because she couldn’t afford it, and then her parents who be angry. Halsey’s voice delivering these lines, was slow and deliberate. She sounded heartbroken as she told this first story. She didn’t want to have to watch her friend suffer. Halsey continues her poem with the her own story of sexual assault. Back in 2002, she was raped by her Mom’s friend, Sue’s, son. He offered to teach her guitar if “she just kept quiet.” Halsey’s voice is almost a…show more content…
When babies are ripped from the arms of teen mothers, and child brides cry globally under the covers. Who don’t have a voice on the magazine covers. They tell us take cover. But we are not free until all of us are free, so love your neighbors. Please treat her kindly. Ask her her story than shut up and listen. Black, Asian, poor wealthy, trans, cis, Muslim, Christian. Listen...listen. And then yell at the top of your lungs. Be a voice for all those who have prisoner tongues.” Halsey draws her strength from within her her rage echoing throughout the streets. She’s calling everyone, not just women to action. We all have to do our part. Women have to join together because a chain is broken by only one
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