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Tufts University kicks out student after she was raped

On Monday, Wagatwe Wanjuki posted a tweet about what it’s like to be a rape survivor. The 27-year-old took to Twitter after reading a June 6 Washington Post column buy conservative writer George Will. The column suggested there was no campus rape epidemic and that women were lying about being victims of sexual assault.

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Sexual assault by Florida inmates went unreported

A South Florida female correctional officer says she was sexual assaulted by 17 inmates inside a Miami correctional facility in December. According to NBC 6, the woman said she was humiliated and suffered significant injuries. Three other corrections officers were also hurt, with no one alerting authorities for more than two months. 

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Boy beat to death while protecting sister from sexual assault

A male teenager is being medically evaluated after an alleged assault on two children left one dead in Virginia. Richmond Police confirmed that two juveniles, under the age of 13 were assaulted, one succumbing to his injuries. 

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Update: Colin Kaepernick responds to allegations of sexual assault

Yesterday, we reported that San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick is being investigated by the Miami Police Department for an alleged sexual assault. Kaepernick has responded to the allegations via Twitter:

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NFL start Colin Kaepernick investigated for sexual assault

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NFL star Colin Kaepernick is currently being investigated for a possible sexual assault in Miami. The accuser claims the alleged incident took place at a residence at the Viceroy Hotel on April 1. 

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On Twitter, victims of sexual assault answer ‘what were you wearing?’ question

Every two minutes, someone becomes a victim of sexual assault in America. 80 percent of the victims are under age 30, and 44 percent are under the age of 18. Often, the victim is afraid to come forward, and when she/he does, they are shamed, questioned and even blamed for the act. But a powerful […]

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Detroit officer responding to domestic violence call charged with raping victim

A Detroit police officer has been charged with sexually assaulting the victim of a domestic violence call he responded to. Officer Deon Nunlee, 40, was arraigned on three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of assault with intent to penetrate, and one count of misconduct while on duty.

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Former NFL player Darren Sharper accused of drugging, raping at least 2 women

Los Angeles County prosecutors plan to ask a judge to increase the bail to $10 million for former NFL player Darren Sharper. Sharper, 38 is charged with raping women in four states: California, Arizona, Nevada and Louisiana. 

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#AskBillCosby

In what is eons ago in internet time, R. Kelly, as part of the publicity effort for his latest album, Black Panties, decided to answer questions on Twitter. Kelly’s team instructed folks on Twitter to use the hashtag #askrkelly, and Kells, presumably, would answer some of those questions himself. That was quickly abandoned, however, when […]

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Community members urge prosecutor to charge Dione Payne murderers with rape, hate crime

Earlier this month, we reported on the murder of 16-year-old Dione Payne. The Ohio teen was beat to death by two white men, and according to media sources, police were investigating a possible motive. Turns out that not only was Payne beaten, but sexually assaulted. Community  members are urging Franklin City Prosecutor Steven Runge bring […]

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