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OPINION: Is #MeToo still for #UsToo?

This has to change because, news flash, the disproportionate mistreatment and abuse of women in the workplace is not confined to just the casting couch.  The post OPINION: Is #MeToo still for #UsToo? appeared first on theGrio.

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Saturday Night Live gets new black comic for its new season

Comedienne Ego Nwodim has secured a spot as a new cast member on the NBC staple, Saturday Night Live which returns for its 44th season on Sept. 29, Variety reports. READ MORE: Michelle Obama’s book tour tickets are selling out like Beyoncé concert tix According to Variety, Nwodim is a University of Southern California grad who was a regular cast ...

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Aubameyang: My dad has not agreed to coach Gabon

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says that his father Pierre Francois has not agreed to coach Gabon and is currently unwell.

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5 Things we know about suspected Maryland warehouse shooter Snochia Moseley

Employees at a Maryland drugstore warehouse endured horrifying moments of gunfire and terror as a woman working a temp job fired on colleagues with a ...

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Primeiro and Esperance into Champs League semis

Angola's Primeiro de Agosto and Tunisia's Esperance will face each other in the semi-finals of the African Champions League.

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Anxious wait for relatives in Tanzania ferry disaster

Dozens of people have died after a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria in Tanzania.

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127 dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria

Hundreds of solemn people watched Friday as body after body was pulled from a capsized ferry that Tanzanian authorities said was badly overcrowded. The post 127 dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria appeared first on theGrio.

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Botham Jean’s mother, Allison describes her painful loss and why she doesn’t believe the officer who killed her son is telling the truth

Watch theGrio's interview with Allison Jean who simply does not believe Amber Guyger is telling the truth about her son, Botham's death. The post Botham Jean’s mother, Allison describes her painful loss and why she doesn’t believe the ...

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Michelle Obama’s book tour tickets are selling out like Beyoncé concert tix

Michelle Obama’s pre-sale tickets for her Becoming book tour, which went on sale Thursday, has people clutching their pearls and their purse strings at the rockstar level prices. The post Michelle Obama’s book tour tickets are selling out like Beyoncé concert tix appeared first on theGrio.

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Music from Prince’s hallowed vaults comes out and it’s a moment

Prince’s first posthumous album Piano & a Microphone 1983 has been released, Raw Story reports. READ MORE: Whoopi Goldberg puts GOP members on blast over Kavanaugh allegations The album includes nine tracks with unreleased works from the late singer’s vast musical catalogue. What makes this music even more special is that these songs were ...

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Tanzanian Ferry Capsizes, Killing at Least 131

Officials, unsure how many people were aboard the vessel when it capsized in Lake Victoria, warned that the toll could rise.

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Study says Black Twitter is putting words in our mouths, literally

Black Twitter has already been acknowledged as a pop culture force to be reckoned with, but now a new study has found that it may also be America’s ...

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Kenya briefly lifts ban on lesbian film Rafiki ahead of Oscars

A judge temporarily allows the screening of a film about a lesbian love affair ahead of the Oscars.

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REVIEW: 5 times ‘Nappily Ever After’ proved a Black woman’s struggle is real AF 

The much anticipated film, Nappily Ever After dropped on Netflix today and it’s sure to tickle you in more ways than one. The post REVIEW: 5 times ‘Nappily Ever After’ proved a Black woman’s struggle is real AF  appeared first on theGrio.

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Cosby to face sentencing, but not large group of accusers

A Pennsylvania judge vetoed a request to line the courtroom with dozens of sexual assault accusers during Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing next week, NBC News reports. READ MORE: Whoopi Goldberg puts GOP members on blast over Kavanaugh allegations As the disgraced TV star faces sentencing September 24 after being convicted of sexual assault against ...

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NYC woman accused of gruesome stabbing attack at day care center

  A 52-year-old woman is in police custody after the allegedly stabbing five people, including three infants, at a daycare New York’s WNBC reports. READ MORE: 4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting Police are trying ...

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Whoopi Goldberg puts GOP members on blast over Kavanaugh allegations

Whoopi Goldberg called bull on Republicans who she believes are rushing the sexual abuse victim to testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett ...

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Mohamed Salah: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp not expecting goals repeat

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he "does not expect" Mohamed Salah to replicate his goalscoring feats of last season.

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Beyoncé’s former drummer sues for ‘extreme witchcraft’ and ‘magical spells of sexual molestation’

Beyonce’s former drummer has gone apesh*t with claims that the singer practices witchcraft and put her under a spell of sexual molestation. The post Beyoncé’s former drummer sues for ‘extreme witchcraft’ and ‘magical spells of sexual molestation’ appeared first on theGrio.

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Cops called on Black woman campaigning door to door in Wisconsin

Shelia Stubbs was riding high after she won the Democratic primary for a state Assembly seat in Wisconsin’s 77th District until someone called the cops. The post Cops called on Black woman campaigning door to door in Wisconsin appeared first on theGrio.

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4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

Workers say they endured horrifying moments of wild gunfire and terror as a woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a handgun. The post 4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting appeared first on theGrio.

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For Kavanaugh, path forward could be like Clarence Thomas’

Brett Kavanaugh, who like Clarence Thomas has denied the allegation against him, is scheduled to appear before lawmakers on Monday. The post For ...

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PHOTOS: Black beauty on full display at ‘Nappily Ever After’ premiere

Netflix just dropped Nappily Ever After, the highly-anticipated film that stars Sanaa Lathan and Black Hollywood turned out for the red carpet ...

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Ex-Wolves & Nigeria keeper Carl Ikeme on cancer which took his career - and almost his life

Ex-Wolves and Nigeria goalkeeper Carl Ikeme on his cancer 'journey' - from diagnosis and treatment to parenthood, retirement and future plans.

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Westgate mall attack survivors reunited in Nairobi

Katherine and Kadzo met in Nairobi to reflect on that day, and those who saved them.

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Africa's week in pictures: 14-20 September 2018

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week.

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Suge Knight sentenced to 28 years in prison after reaching plea deal in murder case

  Suge Knight is heading to prison for a very long time. The former Death Row Records head whose legal name is Marion Knight, was sentenced to 28 years in state prison on Thursday. The 53-year-old reached a plea deal in the incident that left one man dead (Terry Carter)  and another seriously injured (Cle […] The post Suge Knight ...

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Mary Nooter Roberts, Champion of African Art, Is Dead at 58

She helped alter standard institutional presentations of African art by acknowledging its spiritually, socially and physically interactive character.

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