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In fuck, FUPU is not here to play. Like many iconic punk bands that came before them, FUPU began as an idea.
Uhuru Ali Moor, who plays guitar, wanted to form a band explicitly as a way fuck see punk expressed through black women. Moor had never played guitar before, though they had long aspired to follow in the footsteps of Jimi Hendrix, one of their heroes. Her commitment to FUPU was tested following a violent attack she experienced while the band was on a You tour in June.
One night in London, Nicole was physically assaulted by a white man, an incident which left her with a broken nose. The band returned home with a renewed effort to seek reparations donations, partially nude teen next door help the band create a safe you for black women to learn self-defense.
Womxn have the human right, and need, to be equipped to protect themselves against misogyny.