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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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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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On Wednesday, Oct. 10, some of the most visible female activists of our generation joined forces to give their thanks, support and love to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford after her Sept. 27 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, compelling testimony that was nonetheless unable to thwart the confirmation of…

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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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To say that Amandla Stenberg is one of the voices of her generation would be an understatement. At only 19, the star of the acclaimed film adaptation of The Hate U Give has repeatedly demonstrated a depth and social awareness belying her age. And in a painfully candid and nuanced op-ed published Saturday by Teen Vogue

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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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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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Rallies are a safe space for President Trump. The crowd is filled with approved and confirmed, card-carrying, MAGA hat-wearing, Trump supporters who would follow him over a cliff.

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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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A woman who accused Supreme Court Judge Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment nearly three decades ago said she sees some similarities with current high court nominee Brett Kavanaugh who fate hangs in the balance amid an FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations. READ MORE: Christine Blasey Ford delivers powerful testimony: I’m ‘100 percent’ certain Brett Kavanaugh […]

The post Silenced Clarence Thomas accuser speaks out on Kavanaugh hearing: ‘We’re headed down the same path’ appeared first on theGrio.

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The Senate Republicans caved and Donald Trump just announced that the FBI will conduct a weeklong, limited edition, Cliff Notes, truncated, highly abbreviated investigation into Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in 1982.

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Sen. Jeff Flake, the spineless Arizona Republican who has mastered the “Look, I’m really conflicted about this decision” face yet votes almost 90 percent of the time with President Trump, was confronted Friday morning by two women claiming to be sexual assault survivors. The confrontation happened shortly after Flake…

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Indeed, a side-by-side viewing of Christine Ford’s testimony and Anita Hill’s reveals very little difference, other than the obvious pigment of their skin.

The post Dear Mainstream Media: Christine Blasey Ford isn’t more sympathetic or credible than Anita Hill appeared first on theGrio.

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Senate Republicans are plowing forward with a committee vote Friday on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to Supreme Court after an extraordinary and emotional day of testimony

The post GOP races to first Kavanaugh vote after hearing from accuser appeared first on theGrio.

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Throughout their riveting, nationally televised testimony on Thursday, Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh served as Exhibits A and B for a tutorial on gender roles and stereotypes.

The post Kavanaugh-Ford hearing: A dramatic lesson on gender roles appeared first on theGrio.

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Jennifer Thompson-Cannino was the perfect witness. She was credible. She had taken the time during a brutal, agonizing attack to study her rapist’s face, to make sure she would later be able to bring him to justice.

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When watching Brett Kavanaugh—a man whose job interview is quite a bit harder than he anticipated it being—break down during Supreme Court confirmation hearings today as he denies the charges levied against him by Christine Blasey Ford, it’s natural to assume that he’s acting, that the tears he’s struggling to hold…

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  Christine Blasey Ford declared Thursday that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her as he and a friend shared “uproarious laughter” in a locked room at a 1980s high school gathering, recounting her allegations to the Senate Judiciary Committee and a riveted nation in a drama that threatens to derail Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. Her account, […]

The post Dr. Christine Blasey Ford recounts ‘laughter’ in alleged Kavanaugh sexual attack appeared first on theGrio.

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What’s the latest in politics? We got you covered with the D.C. Download for Thursday, September 27th. Florida gubernatorial Andrew Gillum is out here securing the bag. Billionaire Tom Steyer has pledged five million dollars to Gillum’s campaign– calling him a candidate of the people.  A new poll shows Gillum with a nine percentage point lead over […]

The post The Download | September 27th: Andrew Gillum campaign is gaining support from Tom Steyer + Kiah Morris early resignation +Barack Obama criticizes President Donald trump handling on environmental issues appeared first on theGrio.

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In the wake of national conversations about sexual assault, prominent Black voices in media and news have been coming forward to tell their stories. Ever since Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh was accused of sexual assault by his former classmate Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, people have been debating why survivors of sexual assault don’t always […]

The post Prominent Black figures Charles Blow, Deray McKesson, Zerlina Maxwell and Symone Sanders speak out on their assaults appeared first on theGrio.

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Not sure what the FBI found during their reported six background checks during the course of Brett Kavanaugh’s career, but it looks like Supreme Court nominee was a member of a frat that was notorious for disrespecting women, including hoisting a flag made of women’s undergarments.

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For some reason, unbeknownst to god and people who use the word “unbeknownst,” a lawyer named Ed Whelan played a full game of CLUE Thursday in which he not only attempted to solve the the alleged sexual assault of Christine Blasey Ford by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but he offered an alternative theory and…

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During Thursday’s episode of “The View“, host Whoopi Goldberg slammed Republican officials for not granting […]

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Whoopi Goldberg called bull on Republicans who she believes are rushing the sexual abuse victim to testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

The post Whoopi Goldberg puts GOP members on blast over Kavanaugh allegations appeared first on theGrio.

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The lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who claims that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanuagh, says that her client is ready to testify as early as next week, but not Monday.

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As some of Hollywood’s finest assembled on Monday night to celebrate television’s biggest night, there was a fashion statement you may have missed: the Time’s Up movement, which has been calling for the postponement of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court “until a thorough and complete examination…

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Ever since Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh became public knowledge, there has been a scramble by Kavanaugh supporters—including Donald Trump—and Republican senators to try and cast Kavanaugh in a positive light and a simultaneous attempt to keep his…

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