Tavis Smiley signed on to publish R. Kelly’s “auto”biography in 2009, a year after declining to allow Michelle Obama to appear at his State of the Black Union event on behalf of her husband. And so it goes, the whole bit about abusive, sexist men defining media narratives. https://t.co/z5gUv1P7v0

— Jamilah (@JamilahLemieux) December 13, 2017