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Truth In Reality is a non-profit social advocacy organization pioneering a movement to change the imbalanced media depictions of women of color. Through education, research, public awareness campaigns, social media engagement, strategic partnerships, and public commentary we aim to change society's acceptance of gender-based violence and ultimately reduce its incidence in the Black community.  

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    Essence Speaks to Founder Sil Lai Abrams About How the Chaotic Couples We See on TV Impact Our Own Relationships and Communities

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    From Essence, 8/29/2016:

    Breakups. Divorces. Makeups. We've seen our share of relationship drama on popular reality TV shows over the past few years. But spending hours looking at couples in crisis and Black women arguing can affect our own love lives. Research indicates that watching programs with relational aggression—described as manipulation, exclusion and bullying—can influence us to be more aggressive in everyday life. The nonprofit organization Truth in Reality is committed to changing the negative images of Black women in media. Founder Sil Lai Abrams talks about the effects of what we consume, and how to end the cycle.

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