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The #MeToo movement was originally created by social activist Tarana Burke 10 years before the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

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After a long battle to include protective hairstyles for women of color in their uniform policy, the Marine Corps Uniform Board 215 decided to make the traditional hairstyles permissible options, as long as the styles are "professional and neat in appearance."

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President Obama on Saturday dedicated his keynote speech at the Phoenix Awards — a banquet to culminate the 45th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference — to the sacrifices Black women have historically made to advance this great nation, even without much recognition. In a speech that called for equal pay, fair policing and criminal justice […]

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A series of tweets published by rapper Nicki Minaj that exposed MTV for upholding a certain standard of beauty were interpreted as an “attack” by American sweetheart Taylor Swift, launching mainstream media into a frenzy that perpetuated the racist trope that is the “angry Black woman.” On Tuesday evening, Nicki took to Twitter to call out […]

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