First Amendment Today, May 14, 2018: Cornell Coed Strips to Defend Thesis; Lingerie Jest Lands Prof in Hot Water; Detroit Radio Station Purges Kanye


Cornell University senior protests professor’s comments about her short-shorts by stripping to her undies during thesis presentation on Facebook Live

Photo of a young Asian woman in a bra and underwear, giving a lecture with a power point presentation.
(screenshot via Lchai Thesis/Facebook Live)

Elderly male professor faces discipline for “ladies lingerie department” crack in elevator at academic conferece

Photo of women's lingerie department with racks of bras and underwear.
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Detroit hip-hop station yanks Kanye West songs over rapper’s slavery remarks

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Vermont Supreme Court overturns conviction of man who distributed KKK fliers to the homes of two women of color

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Fox News breaks with former air force general who said torture worked on “Songbird John” McCain

NRA sues New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo over alleged “blacklisting campaign”

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Speech First, a new free-speech organization, sues the University of Michigan over its “bias response team”

See Also:
“First Amendment Today, May 11, 2018: Trump Wants to Scrap ‘Corrupt’ Media’s Press Creds, Spotify Won’t Promote R. Kelly; …and the ‘Right to Silence’”

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Stephen Lemons is an award-winning investigative journalist with more than 20 years of experience covering everything from government corruption to white-supremacist gangs. In addition to Front Page Confidential, his work has appeared in Phoenix New Times, the Los Angeles Times,, and the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report magazine.

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