Tyra Lynne Banks born December 4, , also known as BanX ,   is an American television personality, producer, businesswoman, actress, author, model, and occasional singer. Born in Inglewood, California , she began her career as a model at the age of 15, and was the first woman of African-American descent to be featured on the covers of GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue , on which she appeared thrice. She was a Victoria's Secret Angel from to By the early s, Banks was one of the world's top-earning models. In , Banks created and began presenting the long-running reality television series America's Next Top Model , which she executive produced and presented for the first twenty-two seasons, until the series' cancellation in October She remained executive producer for the revival of the series, and enlisted Rita Ora as host for the twenty-third cycle before reassuming the duties herself for the twenty-fourth cycle. She co-hosted the talk show FABLife for two months. In , she published a young adult novel titled Modelland , based on her life as a model. Banks is one of four African Americans and seven women to have repeatedly been ranked among the world's most influential people by Time magazine.
On the second Friday in May in the lobby of the Hyatt hotel in the Maryland suburb of Bethesda, near Washington, nothing less than the most sustained fraud in the history of modern journalism was unraveling. Or the utter conviction with which Glass had presented work that Lane now feared was completely fabricated. It was the ingenuity of the con, the daring with which Glass had concocted his attention-getting creations, the subtle ease with which even now, as he attempted to clear himself, the strangely gifted kid created an impromptu illusion using makeshift details he had spied in the lobby just seconds earlier—a chair, a cocktail table, smoke from a cigarette.
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Skip to content. Fourteen-year-old Emmett was murdered in , but his name and his story still conjure emotions today. This modern Emmett Till was convicted as a teenager and is presently serving a year sentence in Louisiana for the attempted rape of two white teenage girls in the s. We wish to disrupt a disturbing narrative surrounding the intersection of race and rape—specifically, how African American defendants accused of raping white women and African American women raped by white men are treated differently under the law. The chattel slavery system. The practice of exploiting and violating the bodies of African American women with impunity is an ancient one. They used rape to assert their power and authority over their property without accountability. The legal system enforced this by the sin of omission. No Louisiana law made the rape of a black woman, slave or free, a crime. In , James Marion Sims, the father of modern gynecology, began experimenting on enslaved women without consent and without any anesthesia, causing untold suffering.