The Duke Case’s Cruel Truth: Hateful Stereotypes of Black Women Resurface

Lynne Duke of the Washington Post writes, “She was black, they were white, and race and sex were in the air. But whatever actually happened that March 13 night at Duke University — both the reported rape and its surrounding details are hotly disputed — it appears at least that the disturbing historic script of the sexual abuse of black women was playing out inside that lacrosse team house party.”