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About Last Night: How HBCU Students are Addressing Sexual Assault on Campus

Kyla Wright, Amos Jackson, Evette Dionne, Eryn Ashleigh Mathewson RadioProject.org
Last year, student protests at some HCBUs aimed to highlight inadequacies in the way sexual assault and rape cases are handled. Students at HCBUs tend to under report sexual violence and they’re often not included in national conversations about it.

Detained. Then Violated.

Alice Speri The Intercept
graphic showing ICE abuse reports A woman held at an immigration detention center in Washington state said she was raped by a medical worker and a private facility contractor as she sought help in the center’s medical unit. Women and men held in immigration detention centers across the country have saying “me too” for years.
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