#MeToo

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Tarana Burke Guest Edits Essence Magazine's #MeToo Issue

“It was my deepest honor to be able to partner with this legacy magazine to shine a light on the issues around sexual violence that are directly affecting Black women.”

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Watch as Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford Testify Before Senate

Three women have now come forward with allegations against President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court.

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Bill Cosby Sentenced to 3 to 10 Years in Prison for Sexual Assault

The sentence marks the culmination of several years of legal action surrounding Cosby’s alleged decades of drugging and assaulting women.

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Morgan Freeman Loses Endorsement Deals After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Several women accused the actor of lewd comments and unwanted groping.

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6 Black Feminists Speak Out About the Cosby Sexual Assault Conviction

In the moments after the Bill Cosby verdict, Colorlines asked six Black feminists to tell us how they felt about it. Here’s what Tarana Burke, Aishah Shahidah Simmons, Jamilah Lemieux, Salamishah Tillet, Ayana Byrd and Monifa Bandele shared.

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WATCH: Tarana Burke On How to Support the #MeToo Movement

The activist discussed the future of the movement for sexual violence survivors with Variety. 

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3 Things You Should Know About Workplace Sexual Harassment Suit Pioneer Sandra Bundy

With a new biopic film in development, we offer some key information about the Black woman whose lawsuit set the precedent for fighting sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Publisher Indefinitely Delays Release of Sherman Alexie Memoir

The Native American author faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment.

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How Artists of Color Made Race Matter at the 90th Oscars

#OscarsALittleLessWhite?

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10 Works From Indigenous Authors to Read Right Now

Writer and scholar Elissa Washuta tweeted an extensive list of books and essays from Native American writers as sexual harassment accusations mount against author Sherman Alexie.

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How Fetishism and Erasure Silence Asian-American Women in Hollywood

“When you’re so used to being hypersexualized, you don’t even register it that much anymore.”

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LISTEN: Ava DuVernay Chronicles Journey from Compton to 'A Wrinkle in Time' on New Podcast

The filmmaker discussed her experiences in a White male-dominated industry on the debut episode of “Edge of Fame.”

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ICYMI: 9 Women of Color Accuse Hollywood 'Gatekeeper' of Sexual Harrassment

Manager Vincent Cirrincione, whose clients included Halle Berry and Taraji P. Henson, allegedly used his reputation for breaking famous Black actresses into a competitive industry to proposition and sexually harass them.

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#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke Writes Memoir, 'Where the Light Enters'

“The book will also help readers understand the often overlooked historical connections of the role sexual violence plays in communities of color, specifically Black communities.”

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Tai Allen Offers 'No Jewels,' But Significant Healing Power

The artist discusses his latest poetry collection and accompanying album, an exploration of his survival from sexual abuse.

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3 Must-Read Takes on Aziz Ansari and Sexual Violence

Allegations against the “Master of None” auteur launched heated public conversations about where “Grace’s” experience fits within the #MeToo movement.

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Cassius Tackles Toxic Masculinity in #MeToo Era With January Cover

Darnell L. Moore: “Because it’s time to reflect on the ways our collective love for ‘masculinity’ is like a tight ass grip choking brothers’ freedom, whether they have learned to breathe with hands around their necks or not.”

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Immigration Advocates: Immigrant Detainees Must Be Included in the #MeToo Conversation

There are thousands of cases of alleged abuse at immigrant detention centers—and an FBI investigation into abuse claims at a Texas facility. One advocacy group says detained immigrants must be included in reform efforts.

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Tarana Burke, Ai-Jen Poo, Saru Jayaraman and Other Activists On Why They Appeared at the Golden Globes

“We believe that women of color, and women who have faced generations of exclusion—Black, Brown and Asian women, farmworkers and domestic workers, disabled women, undocumented, and queer and trans women—should be at the center of our solutions.”

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Oprah Winfrey's Speech, Time's Up Solidarity Rule at 75th Golden Globes

Messages of change and equity loomed large at the first major entertainment awards show after the rise of #MeToo.