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‘A conversation … long overdue’ about sexual violence and black women

LOS ANGELES — The moderator got right to the point. Kimberlé Crenshaw, a law professor at UCLA, started a discussion entitled “Black Women and the MeToo Movement” at the Hammer Museum March 26 by saying: “This conversation about the sexual violence and assaults against black women is long overdue.” “Bell Hooks and Alice Walker talked Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Many look forward to Cosby’s prosecution

Disgraced actor-comedian Bill Cosby had two words to say to Pennsylvania District Judge Elizabeth McHugh when she ruled May 24 that he must stand trial for sexual assault. The words were “thank you.” The two words were more than simply a case of Cosby being polite. The words were vindication for dozens of women. These are the Read More…