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Cathy Young

The rape charge as weapon

By Cathy Young
May 1, 2006

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THE NOTORIOUS case of alleged rape at Duke University has an explosive mix of elements: gender, race, class, and charges of sexual violence. Three members of the school's lacrosse team, privileged young white men, are accused of sexually assaulting a stripper who is African-American. (Full article: 780 words)

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