Sexism

All Men Need to Read the #YesAllWomen Tweets

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By now you’ve probably heard the news about Elliot Rodger’s murderous rampage near Santa Barbara, CA that claimed the lives of six women and men and left several others injured. According to reports, Rodger’s violence was apparently fueled by his depression and hatred toward women....

Where’s the Collective Outrage On Behalf of Black Women?

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As Black folks in America, we’ve become good at mobilizing behind a cause, particularly when it deals when fighting racism. At this very moment, , the NAACP in North Carolina and Georgia is waging a fierce battle against voter suppression with the Moral Monday movement,...

After Mimi Faust’s Sex Tape, Steve Harvey Tells Women to Protect Their ‘Precious Jewel’ Because ‘It Is What Every Man Is After’

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After news of Love and Hip Hop Atlanta star Mimi Faust’s sex tape hit the web, Steve Harvey took a few moments at the end of a recent show to admonish Faust, and give his female listeners a sermon on protecting their most precious gifts....

Pastor Tells Wives to ‘Shine It Up’ to Keep Husbands From Looking at ‘Hoes’ – Did He Cross the Line?

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A North Carolina minister is catching flack about his recent comments to women on Twitter that has many crying foul. Pastor Andy Thompson, founder of the World Overcomers Christian Church in Durham, recently instructed married women to “shine it up” so their husbands will remain...

Harvard B-School Dean Apologizes For Sexism On Campus

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The dean of the Harvard Business School made an extraordinary public apology on Monday in San Francisco for his school’s past behavior toward women. At a ballroom in the Ritz Carlton Hotel before 600 alumni and guests, Dean Nitin Nohria acknowledged that HBS had sometimes...