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There may never be a full reckoning for prominent men in the public eye accused of sexual assault and rape, such as Kobe Bryant, R. Kelly or Nate Parker. But in a time where those harmed by the deeds of such men are coming forward—in addition to this being an era in which college buildings named for men who were…

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Former President Jimmy Carter saw what the rest of us saw during newly-appointed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing: a spiteful, miserable, hostile man-child fuming like a baby.

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It's been a few weeks since Justice Brett Kavanaugh's controversial confirmation into the Supreme Court, and yet, liberals and conservatives are finding drastically different ways to cope with the news.

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You know, there are times I actually feel sorry for Melania Trump. (Sorry, brain freeze.) But seriously, what must it feel like to go from a station in life where Vogue was producing cover stories on your wedding and opulent, gold-plated lifestyle to high-fashion shade like this:

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Brett Kavanaugh who was recently christened as our latest Supreme Court Justice, has hired four law clerks to work with him and they all happened to be women and one is a sister.

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he moment conservatives have dreamed about for decades has arrived with Brett Kavanaugh joining the Supreme Court.

The post Supreme Court moves right, but how far, how fast? appeared first on theGrio.

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In the wake of Sen. Susan Collins' vote, a look at how the white feminist agenda has never safe guarded or protected Black women’s interests.

The post OPINION: It’s time for Black women to stop caping a white feminist agenda appeared first on theGrio.

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  Atlanta rapper Killer Mike says he can forgive singer and vocal anti-Trump activist Bette Midler for a tweet he says was disrespectful to black women. But Killer Mike, who talked to TMZ at Los Angeles International Airport, also encouraged Midler to embrace her activism and connect with black women who are working to change […]

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This Weekend Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court, but could he still be impeached by Democrats? In a new interview, Senator Cory Booker was asked about whether Democrats would try to impeach Kavanaugh if they win back the House majority. “The reality is, right now, Republicans control the House and the Senate, […]

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  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker urged Democrats disappointed by Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to turn their despair into action as he made his national debut in Iowa as a Democratic presidential prospect. Racing from Saturday afternoon’s Senate confirmation vote in Washington, Booker breezed into the Iowa Democratic Party’s top fall […]

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Despite several outbursts from protesters, Congress voted 50 to 48 to confirm embattled judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, ending weeks of contentiousness between those who believe sexual assault survivors and those who live and represent states that sought to continue slavery.

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The political world is buzzing about whether former Obama administration official Susan Rice could be planning to challenge U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, now being viewed as a traitor by some. The word comes one day after Collins announced she would vote in favor of the controversial nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, […]

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Brett Kavanaugh is well on his way to joining the highest court of the land. While we know Kavanaugh is accused of sexual assault, how about his relationship with race?

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Sen. Susan Collins of Maine proved her 53 percent white woman bonafides with a vote of support for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, all but assuring his confirmation to the United States Supreme Court.

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In a single, horrific speech in front of the Senate this afternoon, Maine Sen. Susan Collins, who has fashioned herself as both a moderate and one of the few pro-choice Republicans left in the Senate, showed us who she’s always been, and announced she will vote for Brett Kavanaugh to be the next Associate Justice of…

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Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake has a thing he does, which I call “The Flake.” The Flake is when a senator from a conservative state, like say, Arizona, acts conflicted about heavy subject matter and pump fakes as if they are going to cross party lines, but in the end—always in the end—they vote some 90 percent of the time…

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President Donald Trump has gone full Alex Jones, pushing a conspiracy theory about sexual assault survivors who’ve confronted senators about their support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, a man who has been accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct.

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Reporters and political pundits are trying to decipher the meaning behind Friday’s procedural votes for Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination.

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Almost 30 years ago this month, on Oct. 14, 1988, The Accused debuted in theaters. The movie starred Kelly McGillis (who was a big star after Top Gun) as an ambitious prosecutor named Kathryn Murphy and Jodie Foster as Sarah Tobias, a working-class girl who is the victim of a horrible sex crime.

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A deeply divided Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination past a key procedural hurdle Friday, setting up a likely final showdown this weekend.

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In an office full of women steamed over Brett Kavanaugh, Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema carefully avoided telling reporters whether she thought the sexual assault allegations were true.

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Monday 10.01.18 Former NBA center and man-famous-for-being-pushed-over Chris Dudley, because 2018 will never end, inserted himself into the ongoing Brett Kavanaugh saga after Dudley, in 1985, allegedly “took his beer and smashed it into the head of” a man who got into a bar fight with the future Supreme Court nominee. Pittsburgh Steelers running back […]

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  Shonda Rhimes wants young women to not only vote but to use their voices to affect change. Speaking to an excited crowd of nearly 10,000 young women at the LA Promise Fund’s Girls Build Leadership Summit, an event focused on voter registration and voter turnout ahead of the mid-term elections on Friday, Rhimes shared […]

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In a Billboard cover story last week, knapsack enthusiast J. Cole admitted that he didn’t vote in the 2016 presidential election, claiming that while he would have voted for Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton just didn’t motivate him.

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In newsrooms across the country, political reporters and pundits are trying to read the tea leaves on what’s in store for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of multiple allegations of sexual assault and misconduct and accusations that Kavanaugh lied multiple times under oath during last week’s Judicial…

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The week-long FBI investigation into sexual misconduct claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has concluded. The report was finished Thursday (for comparison, the search for Russian Collusion and Barack Obama’s real birth certificate is still ongoing). Here’s everything we know.

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Both Donald Trump and his proxy, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, continue their public defense of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In the latest White House press briefing, Sanders also goes so far as to say defend the president’s mocking of Christine Blasey Ford during a rally in Southaven,…

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This is your regular reminder that the current sitting president of the United States is a racist, xenophobic rape apologist who protects and promotes abusers.

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Before the New Yorker published a story claiming that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had exposed himself to Deborah Ramirez during a party at Yale University, Kavanaugh and his staff reportedly sent text messages to friends who attended the party asking for support and looking for them to publicly deny the…

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Men having selective empathy for women in the era of MeToo and #TimesUp does nothing to collectively address the over arching problem of sexual abuse.

The post Selective Empathy: Why aren’t Black men doing more for our sisters in the era of MeToo? appeared first on theGrio.

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Maxine Waters has called out Brett Kavanaugh for his “alcohol abuse,” partisanship and for being a “puppet of Donald Trump.” As noted by the Leader-Telegram, Trump ordered the FBI on Friday to reopen Kavanaugh’s background investigation after several women accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct. READ MORE: Trump praises Kanye for ‘SNL’ rant as […]

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