Posts Tagged ‘rape culture’

Former Student: ‘Neil DeGrasse Tyson Drugged and Raped Me’

A former student is accusing famed astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson of raping her when they both attended the University of Texas in Austin. Tchiya Amet, a self-described “musician, healer, and teacher” was studying Galactic Astronomy in the graduate program when she met Tyson. She said she hoped to become the first black female astronaut.

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Nate Parker is Disappointed in Black People

Actor and director Nate Parker is disappointed that black people aren’t rallying to support him during his darkest hour. In early August, Parker granted an interview to Variety magazine to promote his new slave movie Birth of a Nation.

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Outrage Over Magazine Cover: ‘Islamic Rape of Europe’

Muslims are outraged over a Polish magazine cover that depicts a white woman draped in the flag of the European union being groped by muslim refugees. The headline reads: “Islamic Rape of Europe’ to give emphasis to the widespread rapes of European women by mobs of muslim refugees. Some critics on Twitter.com say the cover…

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Phylicia Rashad: ‘I was misquoted’

Bill Cosby‘s TV wife Phylicia Rashad is backing away from statements she allegedly made to gossip columnist Roger Friedman. Friedman quoted Rashad as saying “forget those women,” referring to the women who accused Cosby of drugging them and having his way with them. In an interview with ABC News, Rashad said Friedman misquoted her.

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