‘Surviving R. Kelly’ makers, others react to charges

Entertainment 02/22/19, 18:56

Reaction to R. Kelly being charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse:___"Today, an unrepentant R. Kelly will have to account for the harm he committed against a number of survivors. This is due to the hard work of the activists and movement builders who have been fighting to tell ...

R. Kelly documentary screening evacuated over phone threats

New York 12/05/18, 14:26

A screening of an upcoming documentary detailing abuse allegations against singer R. Kelly was evacuated after phone threats were made to the Manhattan location where it was being held.The New York Police Department says the threats to the NeueHouse Madison Square came in Tuesday night when it was hosting a ...

Author Ntozake Shange of ‘For Colored Girls’ fame has died

Entertainment 10/27/18, 23:16

Playwright, poet and author Ntozake Shange, whose most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf," died Saturday, according to her daughter. She was 70.Shange's "For Colored Girls" describes the racism, sexism, violence and rape experienced by seven ...

A year into #MeToo, what’s next for the movement?

Entertainment 10/23/18, 13:09

With the #MeToo movement passing the one-year mark, key voices in the movement are assessing progress and looking forward to the next phase.FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018 file photo, actress and activist Alyssa Milano listens as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on ...

Groups fighting sexual violence awarded #MeToo funding

New York 10/15/18, 13:33

Eight groups across the nation have been awarded funding from the New York Women's Foundation for their efforts to fight sexual violence.The groups in this first round of funding were chosen in consultation with #MeToo founder Tarana Burke. They are focused on underserved communities such as those of color, immigrant ...

Celebrity reaction to the testimony of Christine Blasey Ford

Entertainment 09/27/18, 15:08

Celebrity reaction to the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee:"These men are wholly uninterested and unmoved by this woman's words...Dr. Ford has to talk about the worst trauma of her life in front of them. This is the reality of being survivor of sexual ...

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