Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau, a 19-year-old activist, who was a speaker on the Black Lives Matter protests in her native Tallahassee, Florida, has reportedly died.
On June 6, she posted a sequence of tweets saying that she had been molested by a person, who provided her a experience.
She shared his deal with and detailed him and his automobile.
She vowed, “I will not be silent.”
Following her publish, she stopped responding to replies and was reported lacking.
On June 12, USA Today reported that in keeping with the Tallahassee Police Department, she was nonetheless lacking and final seen on the day of her tweet.
On June 14, a pal of Salau tweeted that she was “no longer with us.”
Salau was a vocal Black Lives Matter activist and had been very concerned within the protests this previous month.
“At the end of the day, I can’t take my skin colour off,” she mentioned in a video taken at a protest earlier this month.
“I’m profiled whether I like it or not,” Salau continued earlier than a crowd.
“You cannot take my blackness away from me. My blackness is not for your consumption.”
Twitter is flooded with posts by Americans demanding justice for Salau and black ladies generally.
InType’s personal Senior Beauty Editor, Kayla Greaves, wrote a strong viral tweet that mentioned, “Black women show up for everyone. But who is out here protecting black women?”