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Comedian Baratunde Thurston Promises to Help End Violence Against Women

Comedian Baratunde Thurston Promises to Help End Violence Against Women

by Jorge Rivas on March 27 2013, 5:21PM

Comedian Baratunde Thurston has joined the “Ring The Bell” campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence.

Topics: Media, /NOW

NYPD Issues Memo Ordering Cops to Run Criminal Checks on Domestic Abuse Victims

NYPD Issues Memo Ordering Cops to Run Criminal Checks on Domestic Abuse Victims

by Jorge Rivas on March 18 2013, 11:52AM

The new directive could further dissuade victims from coming forward.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

San Francisco Jail Inmates Dance to Stop Sexual Violence [Video]

San Francisco Jail Inmates Dance to Stop Sexual Violence [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on February 18 2013, 11:49AM

A global activist movement to end violence against women and girls reached San Francisco jails last week. As part of the One Billion Rising movement a group of choreographers visited San Francisco County jails to make sure inmates were able…

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Criticism of 'Girls' Correct? [Reader Forum]

Was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Criticism of ‘Girls’ Correct? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on February 4 2013, 9:45AM

Colorlines readers respond to Donald Glover’s role on “Girls,” high youth murder rates in Chicago, and domestic violence charges levied against a former NFL player.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media

Former 49ers Player Outed After Domestic Abuse Court Charge

Former 49ers Player Outed After Domestic Abuse Court Charge

by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2013, 10:43AM

Former NFL player Kwame Harris has been charged with allegedly attacking his ex-boyfriend outside a California restaurant. Harris was the San Francisco 49ers’ first-round pick in 2003 and played offensive tackle for five seasons. He also played for the Oakland…

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

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