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Black Cuomo supporters are trying to paint a parallel between Emmett Till, the Central Park Five, and New York’s governor. No, seriously.

Governor Andrew Cuomo giving a speech.
Governor Andrew Cuomo giving a speech.
Photo: Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo

One of the greatest weapons of systemic racism in America is the allied minds of Black people. In colloquial terms, sometimes it be your own people.


New York’s governor has always been a bully — it just took a little longer for his ways to catch up to him

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Some of us — okay, me — warned members of the press not to lionize Andrew Cuomo last year. And now that the New York governor has been accused of sexual harassment and unwanted advances by at least three women, some guilty parties are hiding behind the excuse of being related to the man.


The controversial actor has shown little sign of growth since the fallout from his decades-old rape allegations — and David Oyelowo’s recent co-sign doesn’t change that

Nate Parker. Photo: Prince Williams

On today’s episode of Men Who Don’t Stand For Shit, Selma actor David Oyelowo threw on his cape, reached down from the burning star of his career, and advocated for Nate Parker to direct his Sugar Ray Robinson biopic, Sweet Thunder. You may remember Parker for his 2016 period film, The Birth of a Nation, which chronicled the Nat Turner-led rebellion of enslaved people in 1831. More likely, though, you remember the fact that the movie led to the resurfacing of Parker’s 1999 sexual assault case — to which Parker responded in a manner that many perceived as flippant, insensitive…


Allegations have dogged the singer for years — yet, he only tries to discredit those from women without power

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Another year, another woman accusing Trey Songz of intimidation and harassment.


We’re just coming to terms with talking about sexual abuse at all. But our sons have been missing from the conversation — and the outrage.

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Trigger warning: This story features accounts of child sexual abuse and rape.

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