Thanks for reading and sharing your thoughts. I had to look up Coverture to get some background on how and when women were considered the property of men. Good grief! That went on for several centuries.

No wonder getting free of objectification has been such a long difficult struggle. One that has many miles to go. And yes, clearly the sexualization of young girls dervies from that. So many more miles to go, though. So many more.

Award-winning Black writer from the Deep South with roots in newspapers, talk radio, and major-market TV news.