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The Good Place‘s Jameela Jamil Breaks Down the Aziz Ansari “Clusterf#@k”

You might know Jameela Jamil as the hilarious and lovably shallow Tahani al-Jamil on NBC's The Good Place. However, she's also a writer who's written columns for outlets like The Times, Cosmopolitan, The Huffington Post, and Company. Her Tumblr is a goldmine of words that are too incisive for prime time, and her take on the Aziz Ansari situation is pretty on-point.

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Simone Biles Comes Forward to Accuse Former USA Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar: “I Am Not Afraid to Tell My Story Anymore”

Simone Biles has come forward with accusations against Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics trainer who has been accused of sexually abusing more than 140 women and pled guilty to 7 counts of criminal sexual conduct. "After hearing the brave stories of my friends and other survivors, I know that this horrific experience does not define me," she wrote. "...I won’t let one man, and the others that enabled him, steal my love and joy."

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[UPDATED] It Seems Like the Shorty Awards for Social Media Excellence Are the Only Ones With Gender and Racial Parity

Social media has become media, so it makes sense that the Shorty Awards exist to recognize excellence among those who entertain, educate, and inspire via those platforms. What's interesting is that, unlike other award shows, the Shorty Awards seem to do a better job with inclusion.

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Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan, a Unique and Memorable Female Voice, Has Died at the Age of 46

We were on a holiday schedule yesterday, and so we were unable to report on the tragic death of one of rock's most unique and memorable female voices. Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of the band The Cranberries, has died suddenly at the way-too-young age of 46.

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What Aziz Ansari’s “Apology” Says About How Men View Their Encounters With Women

As I've read "Grace's" account of alleged sexual misconduct and Aziz Ansari's apology, and listened to the discourse around them, both publicly and among those in my personal network, the disconnect with which men seem to view women when in sexual situations is alarmingly clear.

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How Yesterday’s Enemies Become Today’s Heroes: Martin Luther King Jr.

If Martin Luther King Jr., who advocated for Civil Rights, job security and liberty in a non-violent way could be spied on by the FBI on orders of a "friendly" president, arrested, beaten, and assassinated all while doing what history has all confirmed to be protesting "the right way" then clearly the problem our government has with black people advocating for their civil rights loudly is black people advocating for their civil rights loudly.

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“All of Us Must Take Some Responsibility”: Jamie Lee Curtis on Eliza Dushku’s True Lies Assault

"She had shared that story with me privately a few years ago. I was shocked and saddened then and still am today," writes Jamie Lee Curtis.

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Monday Cute: Please Meet B-rad the Baby Sloth

I feel a deep affinity with sloths. They speak to my soul. But a baby sloth? That's almost too much. He's so slow-moving and tiny at the same time. And he has a special friend.

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Things We Saw Today: Protesters Project “Shithole” Onto Trump International Hotel

In response to reports that Trump called multiple nations "shitholes," protesters reportedly projected the word "shithole," as well as scores of poop emojis, onto the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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Aziz Ansari Accused of Sexual Misconduct

A young woman claims that Aziz Ansari repeatedly ignored her verbal and non-verbal cues to stop pushing for sexual contact after a date in September of 2017.

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Trump’s Treasury Secretary Still Won’t Commit to Putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill

During a recent interview at the Economic Club in Washington, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin continued to dodge the question of putting Harriet Tubman on the front of the $20 bill in place of Andrew Jackson. "We haven't made any decisions on whether we will change the bill or won't change the bill," he said.

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Things We Saw Today: Mark Wahlberg Pledges $1.5 Million to the #TimesUp Legal Fund in Michelle Williams’ Name

After it was revealed that Mark Wahlberg was paid 1500 times more than Michelle Williams for the reshoots of All the Money in the World, he donated the $1.5 million he made to the Time's Up legal defense fund.

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Liam Neeson Claims There’s “A Bit of a Witch Hunt” Going on in Hollywood

"There is a bit of a witch hunt happening, too," Liam Neeson said on Ireland's Late Late Show. “There’s some people, famous people, being suddenly accused of touching some girl’s knee or something, and suddenly they’re being dropped from their program or something." Ugh.

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15 Reasons America Might Be the Real “Shithole Country”

In case Donald Trump really is curious why so many immigrants aren't interested in coming to the United States, I've got a brief list of reasons why.

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Things We Saw Today: People From Those “Sh*thole Countries” Trump Was Referring to Are Sharing Their Stories

After Donald Trump reportedly made ignorant-ass racist comments about not wanting immigrants from "shithole countries"–specifically Haiti and African countries–people from those places have some words for him. They've been sharing their stories and their accomplishments on Twitter.

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Dan Harmon & Jessica Gao Further Discuss The Issue of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Dan Harmon recently delivered an apology that spoke to a lot of people as an example of how to, first of all, give a real apology, and secondly, have a productive discussion about the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace. Harmon has continued to build upon that conversation on another podcast that he co-hosts with Jessica Gao, a writer on Rick and Morty.

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We Need to Talk About Trump’s Racist “Shithole Countries” Remark

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” -Maya Angelou

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Things We Saw Today: #BlackHogwarts Is Lit

#BlackHogwarts is Lit, Sailor J is best friend goals, "Suicide Squad 2" is for some reason still good to go, and Taika Waititi is our personal savior.

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Mother of Young H&M Model Tells People To “Get Over It” & “Stop Crying Wolf”

In addition to the dialogue surrounding the hoodie itself, the mother of the young boy in the photo took to Facebook with a message that  basically amounted to "get over it."

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Mira Sorvino Published an Extraordinary Open Letter Apologizing to Dylan Farrow

Mira Sorvino has now published an open letter, apologizing to Dylan Farrow for ignoring the allegations and working with Woody Allen.

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