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Congo divided as presidential winner announced; Plus: Surviving R Kelly and the culture of enabling

0:08 – We continue our ongoing coverage of the historic elections happening in The Democratic Republic of Congo. A winner in the presidential elections has been declared to the surprise and dismay of many, immediately sparking controversy. We speak with Maurice Carney (@congofriends) co-founder and Executive Director of the Friends of the Congo for an update on what’s happening in the DRC.

0:34 – With the release of the new docu-series Surviving R. Kelly, more expanded conversations are happening about rape culture… including the culture of enabling. We speak with Azadeh Aalai, Ph.D. (@Dr_Aalaiassistant professor of Psychology at Queensborough Community College in New York and author of the Psychology Today article “Will Rape Culture Finally Be Taken Seriously?” about the culture of enabling that allows rape culture to exist.

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