The Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley Contacted His Union Rep Before Calling 911

  • The NYPD officer who shot and killed Akai Gurley texted his police union rep before he called 911. [Daily Dot]
  • Tamir Rice’s family is suing the city of Cleveland and the two officers involved in the 12-year-old’s shooting for wrongful death. [The Root]
  • Here are the names of the women and girls who have been killed by police officers. [Bougie Black Girl]
  • The hashtag #IStandWithJackie has gone viral following Rolling Stone’s retraction of their UVA gang rape story. [Cosmopolitan]
  • Bill Cosby it counter-suing one of his rape accusers, Judith Huth, for extortion. [Salon]
  • Meanwhile, accused rapist Cee Lo Green is defending Bill Cosby, of course. Remember that #SolidarityIsForRapists hashtag? Yeah. [Gawker]
  • Because girls exhibit ADHD symptoms differently than boys, many of them go undiagnosed for years. [Huffington Post]