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A Chicago teen has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl that was streamed on Facebook Live.

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.

26 people were arrested near Paris on Wednesday after denouncing the alleged violent rape of a 22-year-old Black man by local police.

The settlements of lawsuits brought on by individuals who were wrongfully convicted of crimes, families of those killed by police officers, and disability rights activists, equate to millions of dollars in payouts.

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.

Rose believes that the rape accusations caused indelible harm to his image.

A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday found enough evidence to proceed with the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby.

The account, which started posting May 2, details how the unidentified student was partying with upperclassmen from the men's college -- which is also the brother school to Spelman, a private women's college -- when four students took the anonymous poster into a room and began the sexual assault.

Pennsylvania's Superior Court declines to hear Bill Cosby's appeal. In doing so, it upholds the lower court's ruling that Cosby does not have immunity from prosecution.

Bill Cosby arrived in Norristown, Pa. Tuesday morning for a preliminary hearing on the sexual assault charges filed against him in December, The New York Times reports. The hearing at the Montgomery County courthouse was set to determine if the case will proceed with the criminal charges issued by Andrea Constand, who claimed she was sexually assaulted […]

Holtzclaw's conviction, mugshot, and incarceration location have been removed from the DOC's site for safety.

The stakes have never been higher, proving on the 43rd anniversary of Roe V. Wade, the more things change, the more they stay the same.