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Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash cleared of all sex abuse allegations

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The U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a New York judge’s ruling that dismissed allegations of sexual abuse against Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash. Clash, 53, was accused by multiple men of sexually abusing them more than 10 years ago when they were minors. 

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Iyanla, Fix Your Language

Is Iyanla Van Zant forever and ever protected by the shield of God Oprah Winfrey, ever since she got on the God’s show and groveled before a studio audience? If that’s the case, the lack of clap back for an under-reported story would make sense. Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, The Root reported on an […]

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Judge Throws Out Three Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Kevin Clash

Kevin Clash, the puppeteer known for voicing Sesame Street’s Elmo, got some good news today. A judge has thrown out three lawsuits claiming that Clash had committed sexual abuse:

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HIV-Positive Teacher’s Aide Accused of Molesting Underage Student

An Illinois special needs teacher’s aide has been accused of molesting an underage student while knowingly infected with HIV. He remains behind bars while authorities investigate another possible case of molestation involving a different student.

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Teacher Accused of Molestation Claims She’s Racist; Wouldn’t Feel Comfortable Touching a Black Child

A Texas teacher accused of inappropriately touching a black first grader claims she cannot possibly be guilty because she’s racist and hates touching black children.

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Rick Ross Responds to Rape Lyrics Controversy: ‘It Was a Misinterpretation’

Rick Ross has responded to the “rape lyrics” controversy, asserting that his words were misunderstood and misinterpreted, and that “woman is the most precious gift known to man.”

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Petitions Demand Rick Ross, Industry Take Responsibility for Rape Lyrics

After widespread outrage over Rick Ross’ rape lyrics, petitions have been launched demanding that the rapper take responsibility for his offensive words.

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Judge Stops Terrence Williams Execution

Terrence Williams, who was convicted of first-degree murder, will no longer be executed by lethal injection on Wednesday due to a Philadelphia judge’s decision. His execution has been halted based on evidence that, as a teenager, Williams had been sexually abused by his victim, Amos Norwood.

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Olympian Kellie Wells Shares Story To Empower Sex Abuse Victims

Olympic hurdler Kellie Wells has opened up about the sexual abuse she experienced as an adolescent, hoping her story will inspire and empower young people facing similar obstacles.

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Color Of Change Calls For Firing of XXL Magazine CEO Over Too $hort’s ‘Fatherly Advice’

Color of Change is now calling for the firing of XXL Editor-in-Chief Vanessa Satten over Too $hort’s outrageous and inappropriate ‘advice’ to young men, and they need your help. Learn more about their online petition at BlackYouthProject.com!

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