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The Economic Devastation Of COVID-19 Is Hitting Women Particularly Hard

The Great Recession was, somewhat famously, a “mancession.” Men faced higher unemployment rates because they were more likely to work in industries, like construction and manufacturing, that were harder hit during the crisis over a decade ago. Not this time. Call it the She-cession or Femcession, if you must, or just take note: In the […]

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‘On The Record’ Amplifies The Voices And Power Of Black Rape Survivors

There are a series of scenes in the documentary “On The Record” that are nearly impossible to shake. In one, Drew Dixon, a former Def Jam A&R executive who says that Russell Simmons violently raped her in his apartment in 1995, contemplates whether to go on the record with her accusations for a 2017 New York Times article. […]