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Many Rape Victims Experience ‘Paralysis’ During Assault, Study Finds

Many Rape Victims Experience ‘Paralysis’ During Assault, Study Finds

“Don’t blame rape victims for not resisting,” said the lead author of the study. “It’s a normal biological reaction when exposed to an extreme threat.”

CVS Health Introduces New 'Transform Diabetes Care' Program

Points of Light Recognizes CVS Health as One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the U.S.

The Civic 50 companies were announced at the Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service in Seattle.

BASF Selects HPE to Build Supercomputer for Global Chemical Research

BASF Plans New Automotive Application Center for Asia Pacific

The center is planned to open by end of 2018.

London Muslim attack

Trump Again Declines to Comment on Muslim Bias Murder

Quick on the draw Twitterer in Chief silent once again on London hate crime, drawing a stark anti-Muslim contrast.

Trump Disregards LGBT Pride Month

Commerce Dept. Policy Omits LGBT Protections, Restores Language Following Outcry

The department’s annual non-discrimination policy failed to distinguish between sexual harassment and sexual identity.

Black Women Discriminated Against in Every Way, Report

Black Women Discriminated Against in Every Way, Report

“Despite higher labor participation and voting rates, at all educational levels Black women are concentrated in lower paying jobs than most other groups of workers, and have poor outcomes in healthcare, criminal justice and life expectancy.”

Trump Administration to be Investigated for Weakening Civil Rights Enforcement

Trump Administration to be Investigated for Weakening Civil Rights Enforcement

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights expressed its “grave concerns” about messages coming from the Trump administration.

Trump Eyes Supreme Court after Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

Supreme Court to Hear Gerrymandering Case

The high court has been willing to invalidate state electoral maps on the grounds of racial discrimination but not based on one political party’s advantage.

Democrats Protest Senate Republican Healthcare Secrecy

Democrats Protest Senate Republican Healthcare Secrecy

Republicans say a Senate vote could come in the next two weeks, although a draft bill has yet to emerge publicly.

U.S. Top Court Finds Law Banning Offensive Trademarks Unconstitutional

U.S. Top Court Finds Law Banning Offensive Trademarks Unconstitutional

The ruling likely paves the way for the Redskins to protect trademarks covering the team’s name.

Nearly 1,300 U.S. Kids Die from Gunshot Wounds Each Year

Nearly 1,300 U.S. Kids Die from Gunshot Wounds Each Year

Boys and Black children are most often the victims, a 13-year study found.

Time Warner Signs Deal to Develop Shows for Snapchat

A source familiar with the matter said the deal was valued at $100 million.

Lata Reddy Elevated to Chair of The Prudential Foundation

Lata Reddy Elevated to Chair of The Prudential Foundation

The company aligns to accelerate growth and advance financial security for all.

Noose Found at Smithsonian’s African American Museum

Another Noose Found Hanging at National Mall

This is the third incident in the last few weeks.

Education Department Invites LGBT Hate Groups to Event

Education Department Invites LGBT Hate Groups to Event

The National Parent Teacher Association pulled out of the event as a result.

Officer Acquitted in Philando Castile’s Murder, Protests Erupt

Officer Acquitted in Philando Castile’s Murder, Protests Erupt

Officer Jeronimo Yanez alleged in court that he feared for his life before shooting Castile five times.

Muslim Teen Assaulted Outside Mosque Found Murdered

Muslim Teen Assaulted Outside Mosque Found Murdered

Authorities believe they found the remains of the 17-year-old American Muslim girl who was beaten and abducted after leaving a mosque in Virginia over the weekend.

Sheriff David Clarke Calls for Imprisonment of Sanctuary City Mayors

Sheriff David Clarke Rescinds Homeland Security Job: Media

President Trump and Clarke reportedly met in Wisconsin on Tuesday and discussed other roles in which Clarke could help advance Trump’s agenda.

White House Says No Determination Yet on ‘Dreamer’ Immigrants

White House Says No Determination Yet on ‘Dreamer’ Immigrants

President Trump had pledged on the campaign trail to rescind all of Obama’s executive orders on immigration, including DACA.

California to Give Health Clinics $20 Million to Counter Possible Trump Cuts

California to Give Health Clinics $20 Million to Counter Possible Trump Cuts

No other state appears to be developing a similar grant program.

Toyota Helps Give Military Kids Their First Sets of Wheels During Fleet Week

Toyota Helps Give Military Kids Their First Sets of Wheels During Fleet Week

Toyota looks beyond the automotive space to address the needs of all people, including the brave members of the Armed Forces and their families.

2017 HBOAccess Fellows Named

2017 HBOAccess Fellows Named

The competitive program is designed to give emerging, diverse writers the opportunity to develop a script suitable for HBO.

Monsanto, NRGene Announce Global Licensing Agreement

Monsanto, Atomwise Collaborate to Discover New Crop Protection Options

The unique research collaboration was created to increase the speed and probability of discovering and developing new crop protection using artificial intelligence technology.

Cadillac Kicks Off ABFF with Spike Lee, Regina Hall

Cadillac Kicks Off ABFF with Spike Lee, Regina Hall

The American Black Film Festival is an annual event dedicated to supporting the work of emerging Black artists.