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In an ongoing study, Black Women's Blueprint found that 60 percent of Black women report having been raped before the age of 18. But part of the challenge has been calling Black men into community to reckon not only with racism, but also with racialized sexual violence and sexualized and gendered racism.

Breana Harmon Talbott was arrested by Denison, Texas, police and faces a misdemeanor charge for making a false report to authorities.

Attorney General of California Kamala Harris, who became the second Black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate, and former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown are among leaders scheduled to serve in Congress in 2017.

Justin Posey, 17, accused of transmitting HIV to a 13-year-old girl, was indicted Wednesday on third-degree rape charges, reports The Advocate.

The woman who accused current NFL player and former Florida State University standout Jameis Winston of rape has settled with the university for $950,000 on Monday. Erica Kinsman says the school’s mishandling of the investigation was the cause of her drawing up legal action, and is one of the largest payouts of its sort ever made. […]

Ex-Oklahoma City officer Daniel Holtzclaw is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday on charges of raping and sexually assaulting Black women.

Ben Crump is teaming up with local attorneys to file a federal civil suit against former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw.

Daniel Holtzclaw was found guilty on 18 of 36 charges, which ranged from rape, sexual battery and other charges.

"I just feel that he's a lightening rod for a much bigger conversation, and that conversation would be the rape culture in America."

Bill Cosby continues to be at the center of the news, with more than thirty women accusing him of sexual assault over the last four…

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Bill Cosby‘s lawyers on Tuesday filed court papers claiming that the actor-comedian’s reputation has been damaged by news media accounts that inaccurately portray him as…