say her name

say her name

A rallying cry to increase awareness of oppression and violence against black women. It was popularized after Sandra Bland, a black woman, died in police custody in 2015. The protestors outside city hall are chanting, "Say her name!"
See also: name, say
References in classic literature ?
Adam's aunt says he was so taken with the little girl that sold the soap (Clara Belle, did you say her name was?
I don't know whether it's because he hasn't got over his ex or if he did genuinely say her name by mistake.
What results is Say Her Name, an unflinching and heartbreaking autobiographical novel that ruminates on some heady themes: grief and mourning, love and loyalty.
Though some reviewers have compared Say Her Name to Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking and Joyce Carol Oates's A Widow's Story, a most-fitting analogue is Leonard Michaels's Sylvia.
Add her gorgeous voice and LeToya should have no trouble convincing fans to say her name, again.
She does not want to say her name, or give him anything.