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Henrietta Lacks Estate Sues Company Using her ‘Stolen’ Cells
October 5, 2021
The estate of Henrietta Lacks sued a biotechnology company on Monday, accusing it of selling cells that doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital took from the Black woman in 1951 without her knowledge or consent as part of ``a racially unjust medical system.`` ... read more »
First, she was a survivor: #MeToo’s Burke tells her story
September 16, 2021
That's what Tarana Burke was thinking _ indeed, hoping _ when she first found out the phrase ``MeToo'' was suddenly circulating online in October 2017, in the wake of shocking revelations about Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. ... read more »
‘Weep Not’ Explores Child Abuse and Redemption at PAFF
February 13, 2020
Two-time NAACP theater nominee and child-abuse survivor, Cheray O’Neal, has something to say and PAFF is serving as the film’s vessel ... read more »
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Authorities Urge Angelenos to Report Suspected Child Abuse
April 5, 2018
ICAN Executive Director Deanne Tilton said she believes educating the public will increase child safety. ... read more »
Mother-Daughter Duo Shed Light on Sexual Assault
December 7, 2017
Veronica Loving and Jazzmine Jackson share their story of betrayal and abuse through their memoir. ... read more »
School officials say they didn’t know of abuse of black teen
June 15, 2016
Idaho school officials deny they knew about months of racial taunts and physical abuse against a black teenager who prosecutors say was sexually assaulted by three white football players in a locker room. ... read more »
School Officials Say They Didn’t Know of Abuse of Black Teen
June 14, 2016
Idaho school officials deny they knew about months of racial taunts and physical abuse against a black teenager who prosecutors say was sexually assaulted by three white football players in a locker room. ... read more »
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