CBC Host Jian Ghomeshi Fired After Accusations Of Abuse

  • Canadian Broadcasting Company host Jian Ghomeshi was fired over allegations of abuse. Three women say that Ghomeshi was violent towards them before and during sexual encounters they say were not consensual. [Death and Taxes]
  • Brazilian employers are often racist and insulting toward their maids, according to a Twitter account which retweets such insults in order to draw attention to the issue. [Mail & Guardian]
  • Senegalese boys at a New York City school have been bullied and called “Ebola.” [The Root]
  • Body artist Marina Abramovic (you know her from Jay Z’s “Picasso Baby” video) supports Columbia University performance artist Emma Sulkowicz. [Jezebel]
  • Berkeley students are calling for the school to cancel an event with Bill Maher over accusations of racism and bigotry. [RawStory]
  • A male feminist responds to #GamerGate. [Women You Should Know]
  • Raven Symoné has been bullied after making controversial remarks about race and sexuality in an interview with Oprah. [The Grio]