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Gloria Browne-Marshall: First Black Woman to get media credentials for Supreme Court

TweetMaking history law Professor Gloria Browne-Marshall of, What’s the 411 Networks, is the first black women to get media credentials to cover the U.S. Supreme Court.  What’s the 411 Networks, a digital news/media company, was founded by Ruth Morrison in 1993 and is also the first black owned media company to get credentialed to cover the country’s highest court. Professor [...]
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RIP Journalist Marie Colvin, Killed in Syria

TweetAward-winning Sunday Times female journalist Marie Colvin was killed in the Syrian city of Homs yesterday when shells hit the house in the Baba Amr district of Homs in which she was staying and she was hit by a rocket attack when she tried to escape. French photographer Remi Ochlik was also killed in the [...]
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NYT profile senationalizes female athletes’ history of sexual assault

Tweet Quanitta Underwood is a a badass female boxer. She is a five-time national champion. She is ranked fourth in the world in her lightweight division. She’s being hailed as America’s best hope for an Olympic medal in boxing in London this year. She’s a beautiful black American woman who embodies strength, power, and speed [...]
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“Rape cop” juror sells story of his experience

TweetPatrick Kirkland, a juror on the NYPD “rape cop” case, is selling his story on the blog Gothamist. It’s not atypical for jurors to speak out after high-profile cases– in fact, a feminist-identified juror did just that in a Women’s E-News feature back in June– but something about this excerpt strikes me as odd: The [...]
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The New York Post somehow surpasses rock bottom

TweetReally? I feel like it’s almost pointless to have folks email the paper to complain since I very highly doubt any reparations will be made for this abysmal excuse for journalism — I mean, even for a tabloid, this is just low. Nonetheless, you should still call the Post’s offices directly at (212) 930-8000 to [...]
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