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#fuckcispeople is trending on Twitter. Read it.

The Ohio “heartbeat” bill to ban abortion after six weeks is back.

Dream Defenders leave capitol: “our work has grown too big for these halls.”

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The offensive Harriet Tubman video Russell Simmons produced and then removed

I know. It sounds like a great idea. A comedic reenactment of Harriet Tubman, which includes sex scenes between the leader of the Underground Railroad and her master. What could possible go wrong? Everything, obviously.

Less than one day after releasing this YouTube video about Harriet Tubman, All Def Digital (ADD), the creation of Russell Simmons and Awesomeness TV CEO Brian Robbin, removed it. In the video,  ADD History: Harriet Tubman Sex Tape, Harriet Tubman has sex with her slave owners, has her fellow slaves record it, and then uses the recording to blackmail the masters into setting the slaves free.

Simmons took to his website Global Grind  to apologize for the video:

In the whole history of Def Comedy Jam, ...

I know. It sounds like a great idea. A comedic reenactment of Harriet Tubman, which includes sex scenes between the leader of the Underground Railroad and her master. What could possible go wrong? Everything, obviously.

Less than ...