Clarkisha Kent

Writer for The Root, and BET.

Writer for The Root, BET and other outlets.

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New sexual misconduct allegations against different men seem to tumble out every day. Could this be a long overdue moment of reckoning for powerful abusers? Maybe.

Why black women are missing from stories of sex harrassment and abuse in Hollywood

New sexual misconduct allegations against different men seem to tumble out every day. Could this be a long overdue moment of reckoning for powerful abusers? Maybe.

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