Tag: rape

Grammy-Winning Producer Noel ‘Detail’ Fisher Arrested on Multiple Sexual Assault Charges

Record producer Noel “Detail” Fisher attends the 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards at Saban Theatre on August 28, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif.Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images) Is #MeToo finally doubling back to hip-hop? Perhaps, especially since this week has been filled with public allegations. On Sunday, R&B vocalist Jaguar Wright (best known for 2002’s Denials, […]

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A Civil Lawsuit Filed in Los Angeles Accuses Migos’ Takeoff of Rape

Takeoff of Migos performs at the 7th Annual BET Experience at L.A. Live Presented by Coca-Cola on June 22, 2019, in Los Angeles, Calif.Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) Migos member Takeoff has been accused of nonconsensual “forceful sexual intercourse,’ according to a civil lawsuit filed in Los Angeles on Wednesday. A woman identified only as […]

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Grime MC Solo 45 Sentenced to 29 Years for Multiple Counts of Horrific Abuse

Solo 45 performing in Brighton. Photo: Ollie Millington Andy Anokye is the former member of grime crew Boy Better Know that no one wants to talk about. Known publicly as the musician Solo 45, he lived the extravagant life many UK rappers dream of when he broke through with his single “Feed ‘Em To The Lions” […]

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Until Today, Rape Victims in the UK Were Advised to Avoid Therapy

Rape victims in the UK will now be allowed to fully access therapy, according to draft Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) guidance released on Thursday for consultation. The announcement was made the same day as a new five-year strategy to tackle the plummeting rates of charging and prosecuting rape and serious sexual offences in the UK. […]

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Women in Egypt Are Using Instagram to Out Alleged Sexual Predators

The Arab Spring popular uprising a decade ago proved how effectively young people can mobilize to fight for their freedom. But in Egypt, another message echoed through the demonstrations in Tahrir Square, the sprawling plaza in downtown Cairo that became the symbol of its revolution: Women don’t belong here. As hundreds of thousands of people […]

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I May Destroy You: Paapa Essiedu Rejects the ‘Violent Erasure of the Black Male Experience Spectrum’ by Portraying Kwame

The Root recently talked with show creator and star Michaela Coel about the inner-workings of the critically acclaimed I May Destroy You. As I mentioned previously, one of the things I love about the show is its ability to showcase a wide range of aspects concerning sexual assault and rape (it’s already impressive enough as […]

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I May Destroy You: Michaela Coel Has Full Autonomy and it Shows

Michaela Coel is wrapped in brilliance. Her newest series (which she executive produces, co-directs, writes and stars in), I May Destroy You, has everyone talking and speechless at the same time. The synopsis of the show, via HBO: The series is a fearless, frank and provocative series that explores the question of sexual consent in […]

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