Tag Archives: Rape

Oklahoma city cop charged with sexual assault of black women while on duty

Image: Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office

Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 27, charged with sexually assaulting seven black women while on duty. Image: Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, a police officer and former Eastern Michigan University football player, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexual assault of at least seven women between February and June 2014. All of the victims are black women . . .

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A woman’s tale of rising from the lows of depression (Part 2)

A woman in emotional distress. (Image: Wikinut)

A woman in emotional distress. (Image: Wikinut)

 

 

 

I had passed on the opportunity to graduate high school at age 16, which I could have done by taking one summer-school class. Yet, I had opted to stay in school for another year, mainly because I was drifting and wasn’t certain about what to do with my life. When I graduated a year later, I remained adrift but decided to attend what was then referred to as “business,” meaning secretarial school. I discussed this with my mother, and she thought it was a good idea relaying that her mother had once told her: “If you learn to type, you will never want for bread . . .

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Chicago residents demand action after girl raped near school ‘Safe Passage’

Safe Passage sign above a designated school safety zone for Chicago children. (Image: Chicago Tribune)

Safe Passage sign above a designated school safety zone for Chicago children. (Image: Chicago Tribune)

 

 

 

 

Residents of Chicago’s Belmont Cragin neighborhood met Thursday at a Northwest Side Housing Center meeting to demand police protection. Two days earlier, a 15-year-old girl was raped and assaulted about a block from a school “Safe Passage” route . . .

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