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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. …

Weinstein Rebukes Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong’o is the only Black actress to publicly come forward and share her experience of sexual harassment by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. In his denials of wrongdoing, Weinstein has not specifically named any of his more than 50 white female accusers, which include Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rose McGowan…