Left out of MeToo: New initiative focuses on Black survivors
Tarana Burke, founder and leader of the #MeToo movement, stands in her home in Baltimore on Oct. 13, 2020. A coalition of three groups vital to the #MeToo movement is collaborating on an initiative to focus on a population that has often felt left out of the conversation: Black survivors of sexual violence. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, file)It’s been more than three years since the #MeToo movement launched a culture-shifting conversation about sexual violence. In a statement, the groups said they were working together to create safe spaces for Black survivors; to confront narratives "that harm and silence Black survivors;" and lastly to come up with new practices that will help get Black survivors “believed, heard, and supported.”Burke said the most important immediate impact will simply be that a national conversation is being had. AdAmong the initiative's concrete plans: narrative research; conversation guides; a five-part event series; and “rapid-response tools” to support Black survivors who come forward.
Andrew Gillum, 2018 gubernatorial candidate, says he is bisexual
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Andrew Gillum, Florida’s Democratic nominee for governor in 2018, told a television interviewer he is bisexual, responding to rumors swirling since March when he was found intoxicated in a hotel room with two men, including one who works as a male escort. “I don’t identify as gay but I do identify as bisexual,” Gillum told Tamron Hall on her syndicated talk show, which aired Monday. Gillum was an upset winner of the Democratic gubernatorial primary in 2018 and was the first African American to be nominated for the office by the two major parties. Gillum was found in a Miami Beach hotel room on at 1 a.m. March 13 by paramedics responding to a drug overdose, police said then. Police say Gillum and two other men were in the hotel room.
Tamron Hall Says She Was 'Fired' From NBC: 'Inside I Was Falling Apart'
Tamron Hall is speaking her truth. The journalist debuted her new syndicated daytime talk show produced by ABC, Tamron Hall, on Monday -- and wasted no time in rehashing how she got there. I called it fired," Hall said on Monday. The day Weinstein called her, Hall had been at a domestic violence shelter. Former 'Today' Co-Host Tamron Hall Developing Daytime Talk Show
Tamron Hall Reveals Who She Still Stays in Touch With From the Today Show (Exclusive)
Tamron Hall is ready to start the next chapter of her life! When asked about Kellys time on Today, Hall was hesitant to answer. Im Tamron." Tamron Hall premieres Monday, Sept. 9. Former 'Today' Co-Host Tamron Hall Developing Daytime Talk ShowTamron Hall to Make TV Comeback With Daytime Talk Show Months After 'Today' Exit