Among the worst findings from the Department of Justice’s report on the Baltimore Police Department is the revelation of BPD’s disrespect and dismissal of women facing sexual assault in Baltimore. The report discloses a pattern of gender discrimination and apathy toward individuals brave enough to report their sexual assault to the police. In a city that is 63% black and where 25% of citizens live in poverty, that means many low-income black women receive little assistance and support when they report sexual assault.
Two suspects have been charged in the brutal gang rape of a teenage girl in Texas who went public about the crime after discovering the attack on social media.
The girl, known as Jada found out she had been sexually assault via the #JadaPose tag.