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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…

Former ESPN Host Sues Network for 'Misogynistic' Culture

(Reuters) — Former ESPN presenter Adrienne Lawrence has sued the sports network, saying it has a misogynistic and predatory culture and her contract was not renewed after she complained about sexual harassment by a male anchor. Lawrence’s complaints follow a string of sexual harassment and misconduct scandals involving powerful men…