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Takeaways From the Second Day of the Derek Chauvin Trial. The second day of the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who is accused of killing George Floyd, was marked by emotional testimony from witnesses who recounted what they saw and how it left them feeling traumatized.

Takeaways From the Second Day of the Derek Chauvin Trial

Tracey Emin Says She Was Sexually Assaulted by a Famous Woman Artist. Tracey Emin (photo by Piers Allardyce, via Wikimedia Commons) In a recent interview, British artist Tracey Emin said that she had been sexually assaulted by a well-known woman artist, though she did not name her alleged attacker.

Tracey Emin Says She Was Sexually Assaulted by a Famous Woman Artist

A hospital’s secret coronavirus policy separated Native American mothers from their newborns. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power.

A hospital’s secret coronavirus policy separated Native American mothers from their newborns

Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A prominent women’s hospital here has separated some Native American women from their newly born babies, the result of a practice designed to stop the spread of COVID-19 that clinicians and health care ethicists described as racial profiling. Lovelace Women’s Hospital in Albuquerque implemented a secretive policy in recent months to conduct special coronavirus screenings for pregnant women, based on whether they appeared to be Native American, even if they had no symptoms or were otherwise at low risk for the disease, according to clinicians.

The hospital screens all arriving patients for COVID-19 with temperature checks and asks them whether they’ve been in contact with people who have the illness. Such separations deprive infants of close, immediate contact with their mothers that doctors recommend. Jim Crow in Palm Beach County – Historic Palm Beach. By Bill McGoun Desegregation of Palm Beach County public schools began half a century ago and was completed 40 years ago.

Jim Crow in Palm Beach County – Historic Palm Beach

The attention given that issue may give the impression that Jim Crow racial segregation was all about schools. Katie Hill's resignation letter is a reminder of why domestic violence survivors don't come forward. Earlier tonight, Congresswoman Katie Hill announced she will resign in the face of an ethics investigation into allegations she had an improper relationship with one of her congressional aides—allegations driven in part by revenge porn.

Katie Hill's resignation letter is a reminder of why domestic violence survivors don't come forward

Apparently someone got their hands on nude pictures of her and gave them to RedState. Here’s the Memo About the ‘Burden of Being Black at Google’ Witches to Trump: Stop Calling the Mueller Investigation a ‘Witch Hunt’ Untitled. Lynda Carter had been speaking about the positive effects of the #MeToo movement when I asked if she had ever endured sexual abuse and harassment in her career.

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“Yes,” the actress most famous for playing the iconic Wonder Woman on TV in the mid- to late 1970s said quietly. N. Korea calls her a 'poisonous mushroom.' She takes that as a compliment. Shocked Mom Asks Why Her Black Son Was Put On Front Line During Shooting Drills, Doesn’t Expect This Response. In the wake of the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, parents are having tough conversations with their children about how to prepare for the unthinkable.

Shocked Mom Asks Why Her Black Son Was Put On Front Line During Shooting Drills, Doesn’t Expect This Response

One of them, Tanai Bernard, a teacher from Texas, had an exchange with her son Dezmond, asking him about safety drills in his school. The single mom wanted to make sure that her 10-year-old boy was taking them seriously and wasn’t using them “as a time to socialize and goof off.” Black Customer Gets Accused Of Stealing His Own Jacket, So He Makes Them Regret It. First impressions are often wrong, and in this case, it was also humiliating. 29-year-old James Conley III has shared a series of videos, showing a West Des Moines Old Navy employee accusing him of stealing a jacket.

Black Customer Gets Accused Of Stealing His Own Jacket, So He Makes Them Regret It

“I was accused that I didn’t pay for my blue bubble jacket that I got for Christmas that I wore into the store,” he wrote. Show Full Text Conley’s story has attracted the interest of the entire county, accumulating over 113K reactions and 150K shares on Facebook. The man plans to file a civil rights complaint and then a civil damages lawsuit. He claimed that the nationwide reaction to his Facebook post helped him realize how huge and widespread of an issue racial profiling is. Qandeel. Baldwin vs. Buckley: A Debate We Shouldn't Need, As Important As Ever. “It comes as a great shock,” James Baldwin said in his epochal debate against William F.

Baldwin vs. Buckley: A Debate We Shouldn't Need, As Important As Ever

Buckley at Cambridge in 1965, “around the age of five, or six, or seven, to discover that the flag to which you have pledged allegiance, along with everybody else, has not pledged allegiance to you.” It was early in the debate. The already-prominent African-American writer was speaking first; his opponent, then the editor of the National Review and soon to become lionized particularly in conservative circles as a father of the American right, stared at Baldwin with the lazy eyes and fingers on chin of a patrician boredom. Taibbi: Finally Everyone Agrees, Health Care Is a Human Right - Rolling Stone. Many years ago, while researching a book chapter on health care reform, I visited a hospital in Bayonne, New Jersey that was having problems.

Taibbi: Finally Everyone Agrees, Health Care Is a Human Right - Rolling Stone

Upon arrival, administrators told me a story that summed up everything that is terrible and stupid about American health care. A patient of theirs suffering from a chronic illness took a bad turn and had to come in for a minor surgical procedure. The only problem was, the patient had been taking Coumadin, a common blood thinner, as part of his outpatient care.

Visualizing the global income distribution. The evolution of the distribution of income among individuals within countries and across the world has been the subject of considerable academic and popular commentary in the recent past. Works such as Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century or Joseph Stiglitz’s The Price of Inequality have become unlikely bestsellers, garnering a startling degree of both academic and popular interest. The last few decades have seen a sharp increase in global integration with its attendant benefits and anxieties. Concerns about the distributional effects of cross-border flows of trade and finance have grown and are central issues in political debates worldwide. At the same time, massive global inequities, dysfunctional polities, and the most egregious outcrops of these-civil breakdowns and mass migration have become the staple of mass media.

“You Girls Having Fun?” But lately I've been hearing so many stories about harassment and sexual assault, and some of these stories take place in or near bars. (And often the abusers use alcohol intake by themselves or their victim as an excuse for their own criminal behavior.) Atlasobscura. In the late 1930s, Michihiko Wada—Mike to his friends and family—graduated from the University of Redlands, in California, and headed east to study engineering. Wada, a slim man with an easy smile, left most of his family—his parents, his sisters—out West. He began building his own life in New York, earning his graduate degree and setting off on what looked to become a promising career. Muslim NYPD chaplain: saluted in uniform, harassed as a civilian. Are Final Clubs Too Exclusive for Harvard?

‘I’m f*cking sick of this’: Indiana bar owner boots sexist customer with epic smackdown. Jordan Gleason, owner of Black Acre Brewing Company, is being praised for speaking out about his decision to ban a customer for sexually harassing women servers. In a Friday Facebook post, Gleason explained that he recently told a 60-year-old man to never return to his Indianapolis bar because the customer harassed and ogled his staff. I'm Not Male. I'm Not Female. Please Don't Ask Me About My Junk. Drinking Coffee While Black: Ohio Cop Stops Black Man Strolling Down the Street –Then Slams Him Into Wall. Saying, “This is what we have to go through in Cincinnati,” a black man strolling down the street drinking a cop of coffee filmed a police officer stalking him, leading to a confrontation that ended with him handcuffed and face-down on the ground.

Black Trans Woman Profiled By Iowa Hotel Files Civil Rights Complaint. Heroes, Martyrs, And Myths: The Battle For The Rights Of Transgender Athletes. The Minnesota State High School League recently tabled plans to vote on a new policy designed to allow transgender student-athletes the right to compete in high school athletics. The decision came after anti-LGBT activists mounted a campaign crafted to generate public outcry against the proposed policy. Shadi Petosky was detained by TSA for traveling while trans: “The police at the TSA gate were awful. One was laughing at me”

Transgender woman live-tweets her expulsion from Orlando airport. Inside security housing units at Corcoran and Pelican Bay prisons. Essential California: What are you wearing to Burning Man? Sexual exploitation and abuse by UN Peacekeepers. Sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) by UN peacekeepers is not fresh news. It’s Time to Tell the Truth About Human Rights. Recently several human rights groups have documented that the US State Department has upgraded the status of some countries, notably Malaysia and Cuba, regarding human trafficking in order to improve diplomatic relations with those countries.

How a silly Instagram photo sparked an investigation by Russia's secret police. Cruelty to supermodel's sister 'not an isolated case', say Russian campaigners. Global Movement Votes to Adopt Policy to Protect Human Rights of Sex Workers. Huffingtonpost. The case against human rights. From Solitary to the Street. City Of Chicago Moves Forward With $5.5 Million Reparations Package For Jon Burge Torture Victims: Chicagoist. 12 Outrageous Racist Vintage Ads (racist commercials) Chris Rock Takes A Selfie After Cops Pull Him Over For The 3rd Time In Less Than 7 Weeks.

Sheffield's Sex Workers Are at War with the City's New Yuppies. You'll Think She's Just A Naggy Girlfriend. For Exactly A Minute And 25 Seconds. Then It Changes. Seeing Traces Of Sex Trafficking On Tinder Is A Reminder This Crime Is Happening Everywhere. Here's What Happened When One City Gave Homeless People Shelter Instead of Throwing Them in Jail. This Is How A Domestic Violence Victim Falls Through The Cracks. 10 Controversial Stories Of Transgendered Kids (transgendered, kids, boy, girl, trans, LGBT. Alice Miller.

An Open Letter From Dylan Farrow. Transgender Model Carmen Carrera Responds To Victoria's Secret Petition. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Pussy Riot Member, 'Transferred To Siberia' "Prisoners of Profit": Despite Widespread Abuse, Private Juvenile Jail Firm Expands Empire. TransOriented.com » Resources for Men with an Orientation toward Transwomen. Veiled Threats and the Danger of Ideology. Ladyboys in the Gulf - By Sulome Anderson. A Very Short History of Driving While Black. Nation Throws Hands Up, Tells Black Teenagers To Do Their Best Out There. The truth behind the child abuse cover-ups. Lake.jpg (523×320) Boys in Custody and the Women Who Abuse Them. Coaches who abuse: When my high school coach molested my teammate, it violated us all. Did a "Troubled Teen" Rehab Create Murderers? Kristin Beck, Transgender Navy SEAL, Comes Out In New Book. Earliest Child Abuse Case Discovered In Ancient Egyptian Cemetery.

Kaitlyn Hunt refuses plea offer, will go to court over high school relationship. Kaitlyn Hunt, Florida Teen, Faces Felony Charges Over Same-Sex Relationship. Inmates Review Prisons on Yelp, Covering Rat Infestations, Racial Tensions and Violence. Criminal Injustice: The Best Reporting on Wrongful Convictions (#MuckReads) Ukrainian Canadian internment. Dolls For Downs: Mom Connie Feda Creates Dolls Inspired By Her Daughter. Transgender First-Grader Banned From Girls Bathroom. The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking. Guatemalan Genocide on Trial. Create a cheap baby in India. Being bullied can cause trauma symptoms.

Why Norway banned the purchase of sex. Lonised and coloniser, empire's poison infects us all. Descendants want justice for Connecticut witches. Protest Song of the Day: ‘It Isn’t Nice’ by Barbara Dane & the Chambers Brothers. Buck Angel: Trans man porn star turns sex educator. A Court Denounces ‘Executive Fiat’ On Location Video: A Third Gender. Obama administration backs Shell in Supreme Court case. Denmark cannot apologise for slave trade.