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Two More Women Are Suing Bill Cosby For Defamation

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  • Two women have joined alleged rape victim Tamara Green in her defamation suit against Bill Cosby and his lawyer. [Death and Taxes]
  • What lies do you believe about your vagina? [Daily Dot]
  • More vagina news: Read about how to embrace your vagina as you age. [VICE] Keep reading »

Trans Teenager Leelah Alcorn’s Funeral Had To Be Moved Following Threats Against Her Family

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  • The funeral for Leelah Alcorn, the trans teen who committed suicide last week, had to be moved after her family started receiving threats. [Cosmopolitan]
  • One of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson’s grand jurors is suing the prosecutor, Bob McCulloch, for botching the case. [RawStory]
  • “Skinny” health insurance plans that allow employers to short their workers on coverage are falling through one of Obamacare’s loopholes. [VICE] Keep reading »

Revlon CEO: “I Can Smell Black People When They Enter A Room”

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  • According to a lawsuit, Revlon’s CEO claimed that he could “smell Black people when they enter a room.” [The Grio]
  • The investigation into the Cleveland police shooting and death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice could be taken over by an outside agency. [RawStory]
  • Uber has given their customers some really half-assed safety tips following a string of reported driver sexual assaults. [Jezebel] Keep reading »

Black Employment Rates Were Hit Worse Than White Employment Rates During The Recession

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  • The recession widened the employment gap between Blacks and Whites. [The Atlantic]
  • If the NYPD is willing to disrespect their boss in public, what do they do when no one’s looking? [The Grio]
  • Ezell Ford’s autopsy found that the unarmed Black man was shot in the back by the LAPD. [The Root]
  • Egypt’s military government is persecuting gay Egyptians. [The Daily Beast] Keep reading »

Black Colleges Are Helping To Boost Black Participation In The Sciences

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  • Historically Black colleges are helping to increase participation in STEM fields. [The Atlantic]
  • Gmail has been shut down completely in China. [The Guardian]
  • Read the too-common story of an insurance company mix up that ended with the last-minute denial of gender reassignment surgery for one trans woman. [The Daily Beast]
  • Black women led change on social media this year. [The Root] Keep reading »

Milwaukee’s Police Brutality Might Be Even More Egregious Than Ferguson’s

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  • The Milwaukee police officer who shot unarmed Black man Dontre Hamilton — who was sober; had a history of schizophrenia; had gotten a toxicology screen on the day of his death and was determined by the Milwaukee PD not to be a threat to himself or anyone else: and was shot 14 times at a significant distance — will not be indicted. [Salon]
  • Don’t stop the protests against police brutality — Black lives still, and always, matter. [The Intercept]
  • Rolling Stone is asking Columbia’s journalism school to look over the controversial UVA gang rape article. [Raw Story] Keep reading »
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