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What We Can Learn From The Largest International Study On Rape That’s Been Conducted So Far

United Nations researchers just published a sweeping study on the roots of sexual violence, spanning six countries and two years. The survey, which …

Albuquerque's Shoot-First Police Finally Begin Facing Questions

The Albuqueruque Police Department has shot and killed 24 people since 2010. Protests ignited in Albuquerque this week. The mayor has written to the DOJ for help. Is that enough?<p><b>Last Sunday afternoon</b>, Mary Jobe and her three children stood on Central Avenue in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They held …

Law Enforcement

NJ Trial Court: Same-Sex Couples Must Be Allowed to Marry

“Same-sex couples must be allowed to marry in order to obtain equal protection of the law under the New Jersey Constitution,” ruled the Superior …

LGBTQI

Duke prof: White people are the problem, racism everywhere

A Duke sociology professor gave a lecture at Dartmouth College in which he lambasted the idea that America has entered a post-racial society, or made …

Two Hollywood Actors Get Stopped, But Not For An Autograph. - CNN iReport

Being violated is something that many haven't had a chance to go through. Although we never want it to happen at all, it does and it happened to actors Cherie Johnson and Dennis White. Cherie Johnson, who is known for her roles in 'Punky Brewster', 'Family Matters', etc. and Dennis White who was in …

Citizen Journalism

Forever 21 Wants to Sell Hip-Hop T-Shirts to White Kids

Selling shirts with famous black faces on it to white people isn't about destroying or cruelly appropriating black culture, it's just about making money.<p><i>Welcome to a another edition of This Week in Racism. I’ll be ranking news stories on a scale of 1 to RACIST, with “1” being the least racist and</i> …

Sol Campbell: why racism might force me abroad to become a manager

The former England defender is enjoying coaching Arsenal's youth players but believes racial prejudice and a 'broken' relationship with the FA are a barrier in his home country • Sol Campbell: 'Attitudes to black footballers here are archaic'<p>Soon after 10.30am on a cool and cloudy day in …

Former Spurs and Arsenal defender Sol Campbell says racism may force him to leave Britain

Sol Campbell fears he may have to leave England to achieve his managerial dreams [GETTY]<p>Campbell has hit out at 'archaic' attitudes to black …

Soccer

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“But You Speak So Well”: How Latinos Experience Subtle Racism

<b>By Silvia L. Mazzula, PhD (Asst. Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY). Dr. Mazzula is also the President-Elect of</b> …

The Legend of Giants: A New Mural by Natalia Rak | Colossal

<p>This is a great new mural by Polish artist and graphic designer Natalia Rak that was painted as part of the Folk on the Street art festival in …

23 Times Mindy Kaling Perfectly Captured Your Angst

"Best friend isn't a person, it's a tier." In a parallel universe, you are a part of this tier.

Mindy Kaling

Local News Broadcast Airs Truly Unfortunate Report On Asiana Crash

No comment.<p>KTVU News read these names live on television today stating that the National Transportation Safety Board had confirmed that these were the pilots' of Asiana 214.<p>Friday afternoon, Tom Raponi, KTVU/KICU Vice President & General Manager, issued this statement apologizing for the broadcast …

TV

Russell Smith: The case against a government-funded fashion industry

An interesting controversy roils in Ontario, where a petition has been submitted to the provincial government asking that fashion design be eligible for arts funding – the kind of funding now reserved for opera and short films. The petition, spearheaded by Ashlee Froese, a lawyer representing the …

Malala delivers defiant riposte to Taliban militants as UN hails 'our hero'

When the Taliban sent a gunman to shoot Malala Yousafzai last October as she rode home on a bus after school, they made clear their intention: to …

Prop. 8 backers make long-shot bid to stop same-sex marriage in California

The people behind California's Proposition 8 have launched a new legal effort to stop the state from permitting same-sex marriages.<p>It's a long shot, but it gets at an issue that has been lurking in the legal dispute all along. The question is whether they've gone to the right place to get it …

Air pollution is killing as many as 2.4 million people each year

No one looks up at the smog-enshrouded skies of Beijing or New Delhi and thinks they’re healthy. But until recently, quantifying the impact of air pollution on human health has been, well, hazy. As a result, governments have been lax on the pollution spewed by cars, factories and power plants.<p>Here …

Pollution

New York Times working on digital-only magazine, cheaper 'Need to Know' subscription

<i>The New York Times</i> is hard at work on a number of new digital-only products that it hopes will complement its main daily offering and help it remain relevant and profitable in the post-PC era. The first is currently going by the name "Need to Know," and it will offer some of the most significant …