What is rape culture?

Chapter 2.12 was a campaigned launched at The university currently known as Rhodes (UCKAR) 3 weeks ago. The campaign drew awareness the perpetuation to rape and rape culture on the campus. A series of posters were put up outside the universities main library. Printed on them were anonymous quotes from survivors of rape and sexual assault about how the university dealt with cases of rape and sexual violence. University management addressed these horror stores by removing the posters during the week and continuing “business as usual”.

In the weeks to follow went against this business as usual, a culture that has and had been bubbling under at UCKAR boiled over and its students decided to address rape culture on the campus. #RuReferenceList

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Young and restless

Dear  PEW Research Center for Journalism and Media I owe much of the last four years to you, but fam, I think you’re tripping. You’ve got to re-evaluate some of your stats and maybe some of your phrasing too.

PEW published an article that I and hopefully you the aware reader am not so sure about.

The article is a report on millennial attitudes towards politics in the US. Researchers found that “When asked to choose among a list of nine topics, only a quarter of millennials named government and politics as one of topics they are most interested in. By comparison, politics ranks among the top three interests for roughly a third (34%) of Gen Xers and 45% of Baby Boomers.”

But what am I even talking about?  Babyboomers Gen Xers? Political  apathy, amongst young  people?  Continue reading