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Young black men again faced highest rate of US police killings in 2016

Young black men were again killed by police at a sharply higher rate than other Americans in 2016, intensifying concerns over the expected abandonment of criminal justice reform by Donald Trump’s incoming administration.<p>Black males aged 15-34 were nine times more likely than other Americans to be …

Law Enforcement

Black Lives Matter Activists Not Happy Civil Rights Leaders Attended Trump Meeting

The question of whether to oppose Trump unconditionally is a big one across left-leaning groups, but it’s also heightening generational tensions within the black activist community.<p>WASHINGTON — Young black activists are frustrated with the black leaders and organizations who have met with …

How One Texas Judge May Have Sealed The Fate Of LGBTQ Rights Under Donald Trump

The goal is to make it acceptable to discriminate based on religious beliefs<p>Over the holidays, while many people weren’t paying attention, a Texas federal judge, District Court Judge Reed O’Connor, issued an injunction barring protections for transgender people under the Affordable Care Act as well …

How misogyny shaped the election

Although Hillary Clinton was the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the entirety of U.S. history, I keep seeing the suggestion …

Feminism

Whoa: France Just Made Spanking Illegal

Thanks to a new law, corporal punishment is illegal across the entire country.<p>If there are still parents out there who favor spanking their kids when they misbehave, they should probably cross the City of Lights off their list of possible places to visit. Because thanks to a new law that was …

Parenting

Watch Michelle Obama Deliver Her Final Speech as First Lady

FLOTUS is set to give her final remarks from the White House during the 2017 School Counselor of the Year celebration.<p>In addition to championing veterans' rights, reminding us to eat our vegetables, and advocating for higher education, Michelle Obama has been one of the most exciting first ladies …

Watching Pharrell Williams and Ellen DeGeneres Talk About Love and Equality Should Be Mandatory

Pharrell Williams is a lot of things — an artist, a father, a husband — but he's recently taken on a new role: feminist. During an appearance on <b>The Ellen DeGeneres Show</b> on Thursday, the "Runnin'" singer talked about his work writing the soundtrack for the Golden Globes-nominated film <b>Hidden Figures</b> …

Fragile Male State Senator Not OK With College Course On Masculinity

Masculinity so fragile we can't even talk about it 🤐<p>A Republican state senator from Wisconsin has a bone to pick with UW-Madison’s new course exploring masculinity.<p>Sen. Steve Nass reportedly sent an email to his colleagues condemning the “Men’s Project,” a course in which anyone identifying as …

Managing Your Mental Health as an Entrepreneur

Mental health, if not addressed, can have debilitating side effects -- some of which may be detrimental to your business.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When people talk about entrepreneurship, most of the discussions revolve around the sense of fulfillment or …

Mental Health

Anna Kendrick had a pretty dope response for why female celebs are always asked to weigh in on feminism and sexism

When asked about feminism and sexism, Anna Kendrick had a pretty great response that everyone should hear.<p>Kendrick is the cover star for <i>Glamour UK’s</i> …

Saudi Arabian Women Release Feminist Music Video for “Hwages”

They are ready to smash the patriarchy – and Donald Trump.<p>A feminist anthem from Saudi Arabia called "Hwages" is making the rounds, and you need to listen to it.<p>The track (and its accompanying music video) by Majedalesa showcase a combination of satire, empowerment, and a pretty sick beat.<p>Based on …

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