Thursday, April 26, 2018

Tag: sexual harassment

Nonprofit Leader Resigns After Repeatedly Harassing Black...

The leader of a Nashville nonprofit resigned amid allegations he repeatedly sexually harassed a Black female employee, including an instance where the woman said...

Producer Who Demanded Ashanti Shower with Him...

https://soundcloud.com/siriusxmentertainment/ashanti-opens-up-about-her-scary-me-too-moment The #MeToo movement has provided a platform for women to come forward about sexual abuse, harassment and other unwelcoming behavior. R&B singer Ashanti is...

Ex-Infowars Employee Files Complaint Alleging Discrimination, Says...

Infowars founder Alex Jones has discriminated against staffers, engaged in racist and anti-Semitic jokes against former employees and even groped a female colleague, according...

NYPD Cop Offered Woman a Pass on...

  An NYPD cop offered to let a Brooklyn woman go after a pot possession bust if she agreed to lift her blouse and expose...

Sexual Harassment Scandal Reaches Broadway, Now Veteran...

  Broadway veteran Ben Vereen has apologized after accusations of sexual harassment have been levied against him. The 71-year-old Tony winner has apologized after several...

Have You Heard: Top 5 Stories You...

Obama sat down with Prince Harry to discuss President Trump's inauguration, life after the White House, and why we should be optimistic about...

Taxpayers Paid $342k In Workplace Discrimination Settlements...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly-released statistics show taxpayers paid more than $342,000 to settle workplace discrimination disputes at House lawmakers' offices between 2008 and 2012,...

In Wake of Weinstein, Men Wonder if...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Wyard thought he knew what sexual harassment looked like: a put-out-or-lose-your-job overture. Now he's not so sure. "Have we gotten...

US Rep. John Conyers in Hospital as...

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Rep. John Conyers was hospitalized in Detroit on Thursday as a former aide publicly accused him of sexual harassment, telling...

John Conyers the Latest Politician Caught in...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Rep. John Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff...

“Ain’t I a Woman”: Are Black Women...

Across the nation, the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal has created a cathartic moment where women are sharing their experiences of being subjected...

Lawyers: Fox Execs Forced Black Employees to...

Even with contested host Bill O'Reilly out of the picture, legal woes for the Fox News Network continue to pile up. The conservative news network...

Fox News Officially Severs Ties with Host...

Fox News has officially parted ways with longtime host Bill O'Reilly, the network announced Wednesday, April 19. O'Reilly's firing comes amid a slew of sexual...

Federal Court Awards Black Man $2.4M for...

A Chicago federal court has awarded a Black man more than $2.4 million in damages for enduring five years of humiliating sexual and racial harassment at...

With Racist, Disgusting Diatribe, Comedian Artie Lange...

Cari Champion, the host of ESPN’s show First Take, was the unfortunate target of several tasteless, offensive and demeaning tweets by comedian Artie Lange. Lange’s...

New Documentary Explores How Anita Hill Changed...

The release of a new documentary, "Anita: Speaking Truth to Power," by Oscar-winning filmmaker Freida Mock has dragged Anita Hill's riveting sexual harassment allegations against...

Anita Hill Documentary ‘Anita’ Premieres at Sundance

In the documentary "Anita," which premieres at the Sundance Film Festival in four sold-out screenings beginning Saturday, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Freida Mock focuses her lens...