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On Monday, November 19, Teresa Shook, the retired attorney from Hawaii who has been credited as the founder of the Women’s March based on her creation of a Facebook event that subsequently went viral and led to the historic protest, called on the four leaders of the national organization to step down.

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  After weeks of controversy, the founder of the Women’s March is now calling for four of the movement’s co-chairs to step down from their positions. Monday, Women’s March founder Teresa Shook penned a very candid Facebook post, lashing out at board members Bob Bland, Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez. Previously, #MeToo advocate Alyssa Milano publicly […]

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The Women’s March organization is pushing back against the recent shutdown of notorious adult services […]

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The Women’s March is losing staffers left and right amid fallout over its leadership’s refusal […]

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When Democrat Doug Jones won the Alabama senate race in December, Black women were proclaimed saviors. A whopping 98 percent of Black women voted for Jones, putting the one-time long shot ahead of accused pedophile, Judge Roy Moore. While the Twitter memes and congratulatory hashtags went viral, the reality is that Black women have a […]

The post What will the Women’s March do for Black Women in 2018? There’s still plenty to fight for. appeared first on theGrio.

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On this episode of “True Story,” theGrio’s Natasha Alford profiles Tamika Mallory, longtime activist and co-chair of this year’s historic women’s march. Mallory tells her story about the challenges of leading a political movement, losing her son’s father to gun violence and her ongoing fight after being kicked off an American Airlines flight. Our interviews […]

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When Congresswoman Maxine Waters went viral for “reclaiming” her time during a committee meeting this summer, black women collectively sighed with her. Beyond the rambling testimony Rep. Waters was shutting down, many women of all backgrounds saw a real-life testimony of taking power back in her statement. For black women who’ve endured the exhausting realities of […]

The post How Black women ‘reclaimed their time’ at the inaugural Women’s Convention in Detroit appeared first on theGrio.

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The revolution was televised. On Jan. 21, networks tuned in to watch 2.6 million people across the world come together for an iconic moment. A five-hour rally known as the Women’s March took place. The event highlighted topics dealing with criminal justice reform, social justice, racial discrimination, domestic violence and women’s rights, and it implored […]

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With celebrations relegated to the shortest month of the year, Black history has been reduced […]

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Actor Aldis Hodge’s time is now. After a breakout role in Straight Outta Compton, Hodge has starred in another big screen hit with Hidden Figures, which just won a SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast and has grossed more than $100 million at the box office. Hodge is now kicking off a second season of […]

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This week’s show was a good one on The Morning Roast. Mina told a pretty incredible story about meeting the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Antonio Brown when she was at a group dinner and ended up in a pretty awkward sitch. We’ve got a new name for the next Star Wars film. It’ll be called The Last […]

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Beyoncé announced on Facebook that she would lend her support to the Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21. The singer, nominated for nine Grammys this year (62 total in her career — the most ever for a female artist) wrote Jan. 19 that, “Together with Chime for Change, we raise our voices as mothers, […]

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The first time Michele Tucker came to protest in Washington, D.C., she was 9 years old and here for the 1963 March on Washington with her mother. For her friend Renee Allen, it was a rally against the Vietnam War. Saturday, they were both present for the Women’s March on Washington, bundled up and walking […]

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If you haven’t seen I Am Not Your Negro, it’s worth your time. I’ll have a review next week, but in the meantime, you can check out the official trailer of the Raoul Peck-directed film, that’s due out on Feb. 3. Today, Donald J. Trump will become president of the United States. Over the past […]

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For some, the Women’s March on Washington scheduled for Saturday, the day after Donald Trump is sworn in as president of the United States, is evidence of a nation deeply divided. But would-be marchers are hoping the event, predicted to draw tens of thousands of people to the U.S. Capitol, will be evidence of something […]

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