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Jussie Smollett Is Going to Trial

Judge refuses to dismiss case

(Newser) - Update: Jussie Smollett is going to trial. The actor was accused of faking an attack on himself in January 2020 in Chicago, faced charges which were dropped, then charged again in February 2020. Smollett pleaded not guilty to six counts of felony disorderly conduct. His lawyers also tried to have...

One of These Men Nabs Time 'Most Influential' Cover

Fauci. Time 100 list also features Trump, Megan Thee Stallion, and more

(Newser) - President Trump will not like this : Dr. Anthony Fauci of the White House Coronavirus Task Force graces the cover of Time magazine as one of the year's 100 most influential people . (There will be eight worldwide covers in all, per Entertainment Weekly .) President Trump also made the list,...

Honored Women Address Legacies, Issue Challenges

Women's Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2019

(Newser) - Angela Davis says her "consciousness has been enabled always by shared endeavors and collective consciousness." At critical points in her life, the former Black Panther Party leader said, "I’ve always been one of many," the AP reports. Davis made the point Saturday when she was...

Jane Fonda Just Made It In. So Did Sonia Sotomayor

Check out who else is about to be inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame

(Newser) - Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda, and attorney Gloria Allred are being inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. They're among 10 members of the Class of 2019, announced Friday, per the AP . The other honorees include civil rights activist Angela Davis; Native American lawyer...

Museum Yanks Angela Davis' Award Over Palestine Support

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute got cold feet over her activism

(Newser) - Activists are calling for a boycott of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in Alabama after it rescinded an honor for longtime activist Angela Davis, who cites "my long-term support of justice for Palestine." President Andrea Taylor in October announced Davis, a former member of the Black Panther and...

'70s Icon Talks Race, Politics and Obama

Angela Davis has lived to see her own commodification

(Newser) - Angela Davis, 1970s black power icon, talks to the Guardian about race, politics and Barack Obama, and muses about being remembered "as a hairdo." Davis on diversity in the Bush administration: "When the inclusion of black people into the machine of oppression is designed to make that...

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