Tarana Burke’s commitment to helping survivors of sexual abuse resonated with those who heard her speak at the UofM. (Photo: Harlan McCarthy)
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As the ‘face’ of the #MeToo movement, Tarana Burke is carving out space for a ‘unicorn’

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Tarana Burke, introduced by mayoral candidate and Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer, was in Memphis to close out the university’s Women’s History Month programming. […read more]

As Cosby sits in prison pending appeal, unanswered questions remain.
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COMMENTARY: One Year Later Experts Still Concerned Bill Cosby Didn’t Receive Fair Trial

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Specifically, the trial court abused its discretion, erred and materially infringed on Cosby’s constitutional rights to Due Process of Law under the Constitution of the United States. The judge should not have allowed the admittance of five prior ‘bad act witnesses,’” said attorney David Reischer, CEO of LegalAdvice.com. “The witnesses’ allegations were too far remote in time and too dissimilar to the Plaintiff’s allegations.” […read more]