BBC's 100 Women series 2014: Violence at home is India's 'failing'

About once every five minutes an incident of domestic violence is reported in India, under its legal definition of "cruelty by husband or his relatives". The BBC investigates, analysing crime data and hearing the testimony of victims.http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asi... » 10/31/14 7:44am Yesterday 7:44am

Pinterest Engineer Describes Isolation of Being Black In Silicon Valley

USA Today interviewed Justin Edmund, an early employee at Pinterest. The 24-year-old engineer first caught Silicon Valley's attention with a candid personal essay about growing up black, where he said he had "not seen a single technology leader," besides Jack Dorsey "acknowledge the crisis in Ferguson. And why would… » 10/31/14 12:17am Yesterday 12:17am

How to Get Away with Murder is Beating Scandal in the Ratings

How to Get Away with Murder is beating Scandal and Kerry Washington's quivering bottom lip in ratings. ABC's Shondaland strategy — diverse casts, inappropriate husbands (with dick pics!), confused faces (Wes, he never knows what's going on!) and good wigs (Viola, we see you!) — is working. » 10/29/14 10:53pm Wednesday 10:53pm

First day in a new job?

Pakistan's first woman judge Khalida Rachid Khan had to deal with male lawyers refusing to address her. And when Mandisa Maya started at the Supreme Court of Appeal in South Africa, staff steered her towards the back door. Hear them in The Conversationhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02... » 10/29/14 7:41am Wednesday 7:41am

Hey Zap Rowsdower, can I hijack for a second to ask if you (and any anyone else with good ideas) have any kid or YA book recommendations? I'm looking for books that feature people of color. So far we have the Ruby and the Booker Boys series, the Keena Ford series, and the Nikki Grimes Dyamonde Daniels series, as well… » 10/29/14 7:26am Wednesday 7:26am