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Chicago Agrees to $1.8 Million Settlement in Sexual Harassment Suit Involving 5 Female Paramedics

Sexual harassment remains one of the most troubling and disturbing issues that women will ever encounter in the workplace. The issue is especially prevalent in large urban centers like Chicago, where an estimated 62% of female paramedics say they have been sexually harassed while on the job. And now, as…

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Tarana Burke, Founder of #MeToo Movement, Starts New Initiative for Black Survivors

When activist Tarana Burke coined the #MeToo movement, she knew it would start a culture-shifting conversation about sexual violence. But three years after that movement began, she believes that change hasn’t been as far-reaching as she’d hoped, especially for Black women who’ve faced some aspect of sexual abuse or violence. …

Black Harvard Professor Who Claims Theres No Racial Bias in Police Shootings Is Under Investigation for Sexual Misconduct

Roland Fryer, whose research claims racism in police shootings is a myth, among other things, is under investigation for creating a “hostile” work environment and objectifying women, according to The Harvard Crimson. Fryer, a professor of economics at the university, “has been barred by University officials from setting foot in…