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Tarana Burke is calling out the movement she started a decade before movie producer Harvey Weinstein was exposed for countless allegations of sexual misconduct. According to the Detroit Free Press, last week the activist gave the keynote at the Facing Race conference in front of the 3,500 people who flocked to Motor City in the name […]

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Former President Barack Obama has a message for you and your friends. He isn’t here for folks tired excuses for not participating in elections. In a new video with ATTN: Obama touches on seven excuses that people use for not voting. One excuse is: “ I don’t care about politics” and this is what he had to […]

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This has to change because, news flash, the disproportionate mistreatment and abuse of women in the workplace is not confined to just the casting couch. 

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In the wake of once powerful now disgraced men like Harvey Weinstein, Steve Wynn, R Kelly and Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman has to be put into a different category all together.

The post It’s not fair to lump Morgan Freeman in the same #MeToo pile up with Harvey Weinstein, R. Kelly or Bill Cosby appeared first on theGrio.

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R. Kelly broke his silence on growing sexual assault allegations to blame the media for trying to stain his musical legacy and says he’s “heartbroken” over claims that he’s a sexual predator.

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