Bring Back Our Girls!! Daughters of Chibok Review
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Bring Back Our Girls!! Daughters of Chibok Review

By: LaRey Wright “Bring back our girls!” was the cry heard around the globe when 276 female students were kidnapped by a terrorist organization in Chibok, Nigeria.  Even first lady Michelle Obama retweeted this statement to raise awareness shortly after the initial attack in 2014. Since the initial attack, some of the girls have been … Continue reading

The Latest: Geraldo Rivera apologizes for tweets about abuse
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The Latest: Geraldo Rivera apologizes for tweets about abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on NBC’s firing of longtime “Today” host Matt Lauer: (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Geraldo Rivera is apologizing for calling the news business “flirty” in the wake of “Today” show host Matt Lauer’s firing by NBC over sexual misconduct allegations. The Fox News reporter tweeted Wednesday that the sexual … Continue reading

Post-Weinstein, Lauer: A reckoning for fans of fallen heroes
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Post-Weinstein, Lauer: A reckoning for fans of fallen heroes

NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to fandom, it’s reckoning time for Matt Lauer, Garrison Keillor and scores of other men accused of sexual wrongdoing. Hero celebrities have fallen before — Bill Cosby’s career ended after assault allegations in 2014 — but never in the rapid succession that has rocked so many worlds since … Continue reading

Why few women of color in wave of accusers? ‘Stakes higher’
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Why few women of color in wave of accusers? ‘Stakes higher’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the weeks since dozens of women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape or sexual harassment, unleashing an avalanche of similar charges against other prominent men across American life, women and men of color have been largely absent from the national furor. The stories of abuse have roiled the entertainment … Continue reading

The Latest: Warner Bros. cuts ties with Brett Ratner
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The Latest: Warner Bros. cuts ties with Brett Ratner

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment in entertainment (all times local): 9 p.m. Warner Bros. is severing ties with Brett Ratner amid multiple sexual harassment claims made against the producer and director. A person familiar with the decision said Wednesday that Ratner’s expired first-look production deal with the studio will not be … Continue reading

In ‘Justice League,’ DC looks beyond Batman and Superman
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In ‘Justice League,’ DC looks beyond Batman and Superman

NEW YORK (AP) — Peace never reigns in the pages of DC Comics, nor did it in the making of the superhero team-up film “Justice League.” Made in the wake of the disappointment surrounding its predecessor, “Batman v Superman,” ”Justice League” was, like a jetliner given new wings in midair, retooled on the fly. Warner … Continue reading

Weinstein’s Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct
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Weinstein’s Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct

NEW YORK (AP) — Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in Hollywood and media have faced allegations ranging from sexual misconduct to rape. A look at some of the men accused: — Producer Harvey Weinstein— Accused by dozens of women … Continue reading

Disney hopes for its next blockbuster in newest ‘Star Wars’
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Disney hopes for its next blockbuster in newest ‘Star Wars’

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney’s $4 billion deal for Lucasfilm and “Star Wars” just keeps getting better for the House of Mouse. The company is banking on the latest installments, “The Last Jedi” in December and a Han Solo movie in May, to drive people to theaters. But that’s far from the end of money-making … Continue reading

Garth Brooks wins entertainer of the year at CMA Awards
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Garth Brooks wins entertainer of the year at CMA Awards

Garth Brooks continued his winning streak as entertainer of the year at the 2017 Country Music Association Awards, beating out Luke Bryan and Keith Urban. Brooks, who has won the top prize six times, also beat Chris Stapleton and Eric Church on Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. “We’re a family,” he said … Continue reading