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What if We Loved Black Women Like We Love Black Male Rapists?

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By Jenn M. Jackson 10:04 am July 9, 2015 This article was originally posted at Water Cooler Convos. When I was seventeen, I was groomed and preyed upon by a high school basketball coach. He told me to stop wearing panties if I wanted to get a ‘real man.’ He invited me to drink, smoke […]

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Rape of Teen Inmates Is Prevalent

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By Diamond 9:52 am February 27, 2015 From Alternet: A horrifying new story from the Marshall Project tells the story of John, a 17-year-old, 140-pound inmate in Michigan, who was raped by his 200-pound cellmate after being housed in an adult prison. It was not the last time he would be sexually assaulted. The piece is titled, […]

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Arrests made in #IAmJada rape case

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:39 am December 23, 2014 Two suspects have been charged in the brutal gang rape of a teenage girl in Texas who went public about the crime after discovering the attack on social media. The girl, known as Jada found out she had been sexually assault via the #JadaPose tag. 

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Lincoln University president resigns after offensive rape comments

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:38 pm November 25, 2014 Lincoln University president Robert R. Jennings announced his resignation on Monday after statements that some critics interpreted as blaming women for sexual assault. The university says it will form a task force on sexual misconduct and is reaching out to faculty, students and parents to improve relations. 

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Video: Don Lemon blames Bill Cosby’s alleged rape victim during interview

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:15 pm November 19, 2014 CNN host Don Lemon pretty much accused one of five women who have come forward and publicly claimed that comedian Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them of not preventing her own rape. The comments came during Joan Tarshis’ appearance on Lemon’s show. 

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Bill Cosby refuses to answer questions about rape scandal during NPR interview

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:56 am November 17, 2014 During an interview with NPR Weekend Addition, Bill Cosby, 77,refused to answer questions about recent reemerged allegations against him. Cosby appeared on the radio program to talk about 62 pieces of African and African American art donated by him and his wife to the Smithsonian National Museum of African […]

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Video: HBCU president blames women for getting raped on campus

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:01 am November 13, 2014 A speech by Lincoln University President Robert R. Jennings has incited controversy over what some people say are insensitive comments about rape. Jennings initially started off talking about how men only treat women how they allow them to treat them. But then the speech took a very […]

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Wrongfully convicted man gets statue in Texas

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:44 am September 19, 2014 A Texas man who was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to 25 years in prison, where he eventually died, has been honored with a statue. Time Cole spent 13 years in prison after being accused of rape. 

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Cee Lo Green apologizes for rape tweets

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:23 am September 3, 2014 I truly and deeply apologize for the comments attributed to me on Twitter. Those comments were idiotic, untrue and not what I believe. — CeeLo Green (@CeeLoGreen) September 3, 2014 Musician Cee Lo Green apologized Tuesday night for “idiotic” tweets about rape, but didn’t actually acknowledge that […]

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Teen convicted in Steubenville rape case back on school football team

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:03 pm August 13, 2014 One of two teens convicted in the explosive rape case in Steubenville, Ohio is back on the team. Ma’lik Richmond practiced with the team Monday as a wide receiver. 

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