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Street Harassment Is a Problem—No Doubt—but Here’s Why That Video Didn’t Help the Debate

Acknowledging this, the video campaign’s creator, Rob Bliss, responded in a post that “we got a fair amount of white guys, but for whatever reason, a lot of what they said was in passing, or off camera,” or was ruined … Continue reading

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Yes, the Harassment Video Has Its Problems—but Mostly, It Shows How Indefensible Street Harassment Is

But the effects of street harassment go far beyond anxiety and isolationism. Mary Spears, a mother of three, was murdered on Oct. 5, 2014, for refusing the advances of a man harassing her on the street. On Oct. 1, another … Continue reading

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Eric Holder Reveals His Biggest Mistake as Attorney General: Subpoenaing Journalists

“Tina Brown Live Media, the event company run by Tina Brown, has announced a new event — The American Justice Summit,” Chris O’Shea reported Monday for FishBowlNY. “Vice and The Marshall Project are partnering with Brown on the event, which … Continue reading

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Finding Her Roots: Valerie Jarrett’s Family Made Some Fascinating Contributions to American History

Within her family, she said, “we always celebrated that amazing accomplishment, but I was always curious about how did that happen,” given that Taylor’s father—Jarrett’s great-great-grandfather—had been born into slavery. What she learned, though, from records revealed on the show, … Continue reading

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Young Midterm Election Voters Will Likely Vote for Republicans

“The new survey, released Wednesday, found a preference for Republican control among very likely voters, 51 percent to 47 percent,” the New York Times explained. Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheRootRssFeed/~3/fRzm18xBr6g/young_midterm_election_voters_will_likely_vote_for_republicans.html

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