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A preliminary Board of Regents investigation found that former Savannah State University Police Chief James Barnwell and Sgt. Nathaniel Copeland violated the university’s sexual harassment policy.

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Thanks to a $22 million legal fund, these women have teamed up with top-notch lawyers to pursue #MeToo-style sex harassment cases.

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#MeToo, @AP, Anita Hill, Brett Kavanaugh, News, Politics, Senate Judiciary Committee, Sexual Harassment, Video -

Anita Hill said Wednesday her pivotal 1991 Senate testimony about sexual harassment by a Supreme Court nominee sparked a wave of awareness.

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#MeToo, #MeToo movement, #TimesUp, Entertainment, McDonalds, News, Opinion, Sexual Harassment, Times Up Movement -

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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@AP, Brett Kavanaugh, Clarence Thomas, Featured, News, Politics, Sexual Harassment, Supreme Court -

Brett Kavanaugh, who like Clarence Thomas has denied the allegation against him, is scheduled to appear before lawmakers on Monday.

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A wave of sexual harassment complaints that accompanied the #MeToo movement is straining many of the state and local offices tasked with policing workplace discrimination of all kinds.

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Masaai Girls secondary school closed indefinitely after over 700 students walked out Tuesday morning as a way to protest the alleged sexual harassment from one of the school's male teachers.

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CNN, Entertainment, Jeff Zucker, Morgan Freeman, News, Sexual Harassment, Tyra Martin, Video -

Morgan Freeman's attorney says the veteran actor was unjustly attacked and misrepresented in the story on CNN, which claims the actor sexually harassed eight women, including one of their employees.

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Alan Arkin, CNN, Featured, Morgan Freeman, News, Sexual Harassment -

This story has been updated: Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman allegedly was behind at least eight incidents of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior, CNN reported Thursday. According to the report, Freeman allegedly subjected a production assistant on the set of his 2015 film “Going in Style” to harassment over the course of months, engaging in […]

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#MeToo, #TimesUp, Entertainment, Hollywood, Sexual Harassment, Thandie Newton, Video -

  Actress Thandie Newton, who revealed in 2013 that she was once sexually abused as a teen by a casting director, says she was excluded from Hollywood’s #TimesUp movement because of her industry status. Newton told the The Daily Telegraph that she was kept out of the movement because she “wasn’t hot enough” and talked about how much that exclusion […]

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James Finchum, Lawsuit, Matthew 25, Nashville, News, Sexual Harassment -

Allegations of sexual assault, harassment and gender and racial bias have been filed against the executive leader of a Nashville, Tenn., nonprofit group. James Finchum, the former executive director of homeless advocacy and assistance group Matthew 25, resigned in January prior to a federal lawsuit being filed. Both Finchum and the organization were named as […]

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Business, Entertainment, PBS, receipts, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, Tavis Smiley, Television, Witness Testimony, Workplace Lawsuit -

PBS responds to Tavis Smiley's breach of contract lawsuit by releasing the details of the sexual misconduct allegations and witness accounts

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Alex Jones Infowars, Ashley Beckford, discrimination, National, News, Race, Rob Jacobson, sexual harassment -

Infowars founder Alex Jones has discriminated against staffers, engaged in racist and anti-Semitic jokes against […]

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#MeToo, Entertainment, Featured, Mansplaining, Me Too, Media, News, Opinion, PBS, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Tavis Smiley, The Tavis Smiley Show, Town Hall -

I want to hear HOW this hot mess of an idea was even pitched let alone received a green-light to move forward.

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Conyers hospitalized in Detroit, longest serving member of the House, National, News, Politics, sexual harassment -

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Rep. John Conyers was hospitalized in Detroit on Thursday as a […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Rep. John Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman […]

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@AP, Featured, John Conyers, Politics, Settlement, Sexual Advances, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Rep. John Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances, BuzzFeed News reported. The website reported Monday that Conyers’ office paid the woman over $27,000 to settle the complaint under a confidentiality agreement. BuzzFeed also […]

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Latest details crush Democratic politician's hopes of eclipsing allegations of misconduct

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@AP, Entertainment, Featured, Keri Claussen Khalighi, Russell Simmons, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment -

Model Keri Claussen Khalighi says she was just 17 during alleged 1991 incident

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Bill O'Reilly Fired, fox news bill oreilly, Fox News Racial Discrimination, National, News, rupert murdoch, sexual harassment, The O’Reilly Factor -

Fox News has officially parted ways with longtime host Bill O’Reilly, the network announced Wednesday, […]

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Barack Obama, Bill O'Reilly, Fox News, Opinion, Politics, Roger Ailes, Sexual Harassment -

Roger Ailes is gone from Fox News, and not a moment too soon. If you ever needed a reminder that good does overcome evil, this is it. While delegates at the Democratic National convention in Philly shouted out “four more years!” when President Obama took to the stage Wednesday night, people are happy to see Ailes […]

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